Re: can we boot winxp iso image from grub2 ?
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 3:39 PM, J. Bakshi <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:27:07 +0300
> Aleksandar Kostadinov <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Start freedos and run the windows
>> installer off it... not sure what exactly your use case is though.
> I use a usb pendrive to carry all the Linux installer i.e. debian, ubuntu
> as well as some useful tool like gparted, then puppy etc.....
> Now I like to have the win XP installer image too in that pendrive.
> If I can boot freedos via grub then there would not be a problem to
> have win XP installer. Has anyone already tried that ?
You surely can. But you may need another partition to host DOS and
configure grub to run it like you run windows with grub in a
multi-boot setup on HDD.