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Old 07-29-2005, 05:09 PM   #1
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Boot an iso file.

I know, i know, burn it to CD with nero or what ever your fav burning program is. I am not a newb to burning at all. I just had an idea.

The linux live distros that i have used (mainly knoppix) have a toram option.

I was wondering, linux and NTFS are becoming more and more friendly and time moves on, is there a distro (a small one) that boots up and loads your harddrvies, then allows you to boot an iso from the drive. I dont see why this wouldnt be possible but i have never modified or created my own live cd so i am not sure.

If something like this does not exist, oh well, CDRs are cheap. But if it does, that would be a really nice thing to test different live distros out on your computer before burning them.

Thanks for reading that long post
Old 07-29-2005, 06:32 PM   #2
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I use CD-RW, more expensive, but re-usable. I havn't heard of any distro that does what you want, but that's just my .
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I don't know of a boot loader that will boot an ISO file but if I want to test out a new distro/live CD, I just use Qemu


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