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Re: live cd



I asked for CD boot support in GRUB about 2 years ago when I was
with Progeny.  I was told it would *never* happen.  GRUB with
CD boot support would be fantastic.

On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 03:38:05PM +0000, Robert Millan wrote:
> Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 15:38:05 +0000
> From: Robert Millan <zeratul2@wanadoo.es>
> Subject: Re: live cd
> To: Warren Turkal <wt@midsouth.rr.com>
> Cc: debian-hurd@lists.debian.org
> 
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 08:05:50AM -0500, Warren Turkal wrote:
> > Philip Charles wrote:
> > > Sorry no.  If we could then we would be able to build a native GNU
> > > installer and not rely on the Debian GNU/Linux installation ram disk.
> > 
> > Why can this not be done?
> 
> GRUB doesn't fully support booting from CD yet. Btw if you want to work on
> that, help is welcome. Ask in bug-grub@gnu.org.
> 
> -- 
> Robert Millan
> 
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> thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
> gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."
> 
>  -- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)
> 
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