# Mounting Grub 2 on a USB flash drive

MultiBootISOs is a device that allow you install Grub on a USB flash drive. I actually like it due to the fact that it allows me boot from ISO documents and also allow me place a number of ISOs on my USB and also pick which one too.

The trouble is, this is a Windows device, and also I do not recognize just how to do it via the command lines. I would certainly additionally such as to recognize just how to install Grub (2) in this manner, Grub Legacy appears to be less complicated ...

EDIT: I'm not requesting for a device (and also most definitely not a Windows device). I need to know the commands that I need to execute to have the very same results. I'm having Ubuntu in my mind now, yet if there is a basic manner in which I can boot any kind of ISO in the USB then that would certainly be much better.

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2019-05-06 00:26:58
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GRUB2 Bootloader Full tutorial is an excellent area to start on multi boot arrangements with GRUB2.
If you know with GRUB, dive right to the 5th or 6th area.

There is additionally a Superuser inquiry on Setting up a multiboot system with GRUB.
There is additionally a Ubuntu MultiOSBoot area web page which recommends you need to adhere to the Legacy GRUB.

The strategy works with flash drives also as lengthy as your equipment can boot from them.
I have actually been working off flash drives for some time now.

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2019-05-08 14:42:40
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You obtained me interested just how this would certainly be done. The Pendrivelinux site had a tutorial I did this from my Mint 9 install as opposed to a real-time cd as the website recommends.

I began with locating the area of my USB drive in an incurable I ran df it returned the area of the tool as

/dev/sdg1   /media/LINUXUSB


afterwards I ran

sudo su


and afterwards to install grub 2

grub-install --no-floppy --force --root-directory=/media/LINUXUSB /dev/sdg1


I needed to make use of - - pressure in addition, the instance on the website did not. After that I did

cd /media/LINUXUSB/boot/grub


The website offered a link to download and install a duplicate of grub.cfg to the/ boot/grub directory site on my USB drive. The link was

wget http://pendrivelinux.com/downloads/grub.cfg


Afterwards I modified grub.cfg to mirror the iso's on my USB drive.

set timeout=10 set default=0

loopback loop /Fedora13.iso
linux (loop)/isolinux/vmlinuz0 boot=isolinux iso-scan/filename=/Fedora13.iso splash --
initrd (loop)/isolinux/initrd0.img
}

loopback loop /ubuntu-10.04-netbook-i386.iso
linux (loop)/casper/vmlinuz boot=casper iso-scan/filename=/ubuntu-10.04-netbook-i386.iso splash --
initrd (loop)/casper/initrd.lz
}