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Old 04-18-2019, 10:59 AM   #16
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Well done, didn't think that loadlin would work.
Old 04-20-2019, 01:59 AM   #17
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Ever since WinME, loadlin was made impotent. There was no longer a DOS environment, to change your loaded OS. Granted that that is not an issue with pre-WinME options like MS-DOS 6.22. But that change was one of many things that make me never want to use windows again. And as long as I haven't had a job that requires it, I haven't. At least not at home.
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You could just use a grub4dos menu instead of using loadlin.
It sounds like all the files are present, just that the ISO is not bootable.
Try copying the ISO file to an Easy2Boot USB drive - e.g. \_ISO\LINUX folder.
If the vmlinuz etc. boot files are in the \isolinux folder then just renaming it with a .isoboot file extension might work.

Otherwise create a myname.mnu file which has the correct grub4dos boot parameters in it, in the same folder as the ISO, e.g.

title Boot CentOS from ISO\n Direct boot CentOS 7 from ISO file
#ISO is full path to ISO - no spaces
set ISO=$HOME$/CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-DVD.iso
qrun.g4b force.isodef %ISO%
root (0xff)
kernel /isolinux/vmlinuz inst.stage2=hd:LABEL=CentOS\x207\x20x86_64
initrd /isolinux/initrd.img


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