Grub2 boot vhd file

Ben Tinner bentinner at
Sat Aug 13 14:53:17 UTC 2011

On Tuesday, 9 August 2011 1:51 PM, Firesam wrote:
>I know that in ubuntu in order to edit the grub menu options you need to
>go to the grub.d directory and add it there. I can add custom menus but
>I am trying to get to boot a vhd file and I am not sure of the syntax.
>Did anyone here try such a thing that can point me in the right
>This is what I tried:
>menuentry "VHD LinuxMint" {
>    recordfail
>    savedefault
>    set gfxpayload=$linux_gfx_mode
>    insmod part_msdos
>    insmod ext2
>    set root='(/dev/sda,msdos5)'
>    linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-10-generic
>root=UUID=b7ddc8ff-504c-42d6-a049-54ff0168f1ea vloop=/vhd/linuxmint.vhd
>quiet splash
>    initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.38-10-generic-vboot
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I cannot really tell if this is working. Anyway, which virtualizer did you use anyway?
Ben Tinner

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