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Re: can we boot winxp iso image from grub2 ?

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 3:39 PM, J. Bakshi <bakshi12@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:27:07 +0300
> Aleksandar Kostadinov <akostadinov@gmail.com> 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.

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