boot direct from an iso
Scott D. Davilla
davilla at 4pi.com
Tue May 13 21:48:10 BST 2008
>The feature was "removed" in hardy in order to simplify options, and
>because a few users were confused by the read only environment.
>I used quotes since that only ivolves a change of boot parameters. If
>you install wubi normally, before rebooting look at the last option in
So sorry, wubi is a Windows based application. I don't do Windows by default.
So now I have to dredge about to find more special boot options. This
really is irritating that default options that are documented in man
page of the apt-get source version of casper have been removed
without any indication. This is a silent fork of casper. Talk about
let's make it really hard to do any non-standard install.
I'm doing the bootloader for the AppleTV, I use kexec to launch the
target kernel/initrd/iniramfs/kernel params. None of the traditional
bootloader (grub, syslinux, isolinux, lilo, elilo, rEFIt) can boot
Linux on an AppleTV.
The AppleTV does not have a PC BIOS and cannot run Windows. Users of
my bootloader want to install direct from an iso as it saves from
having to purchase an USB CD/DVD drive. How does wubi or it's
derivatives help me install Ubuntu/Mythbuntu/Kbuntu direct from an
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