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If you want to boot KoOS directly with grub, you need to do this:
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* get and install the syslinux package
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== GRUB1 ==
* copy /usr/lib/syslinux/memdisk to /boot
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* point your config "root"-entry to your FAT or NTFS-partition, where the image resides, and write the kernel-entry with (hd0,0)/boot/memdisk or where ever your linux partition is.
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If you want to boot KolibriOS with GRUB, you need to do this:
* add this lines to your grub.conf:
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* Install Syslinux.
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* Copy /usr/lib/syslinux/memdisk to /boot
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* Point your config "root"-entry to your FAT or NTFS-partition, where the image resides, and write the kernel-entry with (hd0,0)/boot/memdisk or where ever your linux partition is.
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* Add these lines to your grub.conf:
 
Code:
 
Code:
  
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   initrd /boot/kolibri.img
 
   initrd /boot/kolibri.img
  
* reboot and enjoy
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== GRUB2 ==
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TODO!
  
BTW, there is one limitation in this method: The kernel cannot save its boot settings :(
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== Limitations ==
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* The kernel cannot save boot settings.
  
 
[[Category:Manuals]]
 
[[Category:Manuals]]

Revision as of 19:34, 18 March 2013

GRUB1

If you want to boot KolibriOS with GRUB, you need to do this:

  • Install Syslinux.
  • Copy /usr/lib/syslinux/memdisk to /boot
  • Point your config "root"-entry to your FAT or NTFS-partition, where the image resides, and write the kernel-entry with (hd0,0)/boot/memdisk or where ever your linux partition is.
  • Add these lines to your grub.conf:

Code:

label KoOS
  root (hd0,0)  # edit this to your correct partition, given example is hda1
  kernel /boot/memdisk
  initrd /boot/kolibri.img

GRUB2

TODO!

Limitations

  • The kernel cannot save boot settings.