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howtos:slackware_admin:booting_install_from_hdd [2012/10/25 09:00 (UTC)]
bormant [GRUB-legacy]
howtos:slackware_admin:booting_install_from_hdd [2013/05/23 12:10 (UTC)]
whiz add boot from iso file with grub2
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 In order to boot the Slackware installation environment without creating install media you need an image of this boot environment,​ a suitable Linux kernel, and a boot loader. In order to boot the Slackware installation environment without creating install media you need an image of this boot environment,​ a suitable Linux kernel, and a boot loader.
  
 +With grub2 you can also boot from the iso file by adding it to the grub menu.
 ===== Image of the Environment ===== ===== Image of the Environment =====
 All software that you can use after booting the Slackware installation media resides in an [[wp>​initrd|initial ramdisk image]]. You can find it as ''/​isolinux/​initrd.img''​ on any installation media or at the same location on any of the Slackware mirrors. ​ All software that you can use after booting the Slackware installation media resides in an [[wp>​initrd|initial ramdisk image]]. You can find it as ''/​isolinux/​initrd.img''​ on any installation media or at the same location on any of the Slackware mirrors. ​

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