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Hi, this is my first wiki article, I hope you like it. Please give me a bit of guidance if there is something that I'm doing wrong. I don't have much experience with Arch, Linux or wikis (I'm 18), but I hope I can make some contributions.
 
  
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[[User:JamesHaigh|JamesHaigh]] 23:17, 12 April 2010 (EDT)
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This is what I was looking for! I've put some isos on a usb key, qemu can boot them, but they all fail to boot correctly. The livecd can't find their files. Is this what you were talking about "cd emulation"? I did not get that part...
 
[[User:Big gie|Big gie]] 18:35, 23 April 2010 (EDT)
 
 
 
== Multiboot / Multisystem ==
 
 
 
There seems to exist a package in AUR that does this:
 
 
 
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=33187
 
http://liveusb.info/dotclear/index.php
 
 
 
Taking a quick look to it, is seems that it uses grub4dos, grub2 and other tools depending on the ISO that they want to boot.
 
 
 
About Grub2, some isos (like ubuntu) have a boot/grub/loopback.cfg that allows to boot the ISO file from grub2 with something like:
 
<pre>
 
menuentry "TITLE" {
 
  iso_path=PATH
 
  export iso_path
 
  loopback loop $iso_path
 
  set root=(loop)
 
  configfile /boot/grub/loopback.cfg
 
}
 
</pre>
 
 
 
Also, you can boot directly some ISOs (take a look to the examples at http://www.panticz.de/MultiBootUSB) But for CDs like sysrescd that have a bunch of boot options, it will be too much effort to translate all them into grub menus.
 

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