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boot up from cd

2013-07-17 posted in [day-to-day]

Structure of CDROM

├── boot # binary_local-hooks/91grub-efi-amd64 │   └── grub │   ├── efi.img │   ├── font.pf2 │   ├── grub.cfg │   └── x86_64-efi │   ├── acpi.mod │   ├── adler32.mod │   ├── …. │   └── zfs.mod ├── casper │   ├── filesystem.manifest │   ├── filesystem.manifest-desktop │   ├── filesystem.size │   ├── filesystem.squashfs # the image of whole system │   ├── initrd.lz │   ├── memtest │   └── vmlinuz # kernel for live install ├── .disk │   ├── base_installable │   ├── buildstamp │   ├── casper-uuid │   ├── cd_type │   └── info ├── dists │   └── precise │   ├── main │   │   ├── binary-amd64 │   │   │   ├── Packages │   │   │   ├── Packages.bz2 │   │   │   ├── Packages.gz │   │   │   └── Release │   │   └── debian-installer │   │   └── binary-amd64 │   │   ├── Packages │   │   └── Packages.gz │   └── Release ├── efi # In UEFI Boot, it will boot up from here. │   └── boot │   ├── bootx64.efi │   └── grubx64.efi ├── install │   ├── disk-recipe │   ├── preseed.cfg # [1] │   ├── shrinkGPTDisk.py │   └── success_command ├── isolinux # In Legacy Boot, it will boot up from this directory. │   ├── boot.cat │   ├── isolinux.bin │   ├── isolinux.cfg # It include menu.cfg. │   ├── menu.cfg # inlcude stdmenu.cfg and live.cfg │   ├── live.cfg # [2] │   ├── splash.png │   ├── stdmenu.cfg │   └── vesamenu.c32 ├── md5sum.txt ├── .oem │   ├── client_type │   └── locale ├── pool │   └── main │   ├── c │   │   ├── cmap-adobe-cns1 │   │   │   └── cmap-adobe-cns1_0+20090930-2_all.deb │   │   └── cmap-adobe-gb1 │   │   └── cmap-adobe-gb1_0+20090930-2_all.deb │   └── …… └── preseed └── project.cfg

[1] preseed.cfg - configuration for installation, such as Network Configuration, Disk Partitioning, Keyboard, Locale, Timezone, OEM config, and user creation. [2] menu.cfg - The menu for installation OEM system, use initrd and vmlinuz in /casper to boot up and use preseed.cfg for installation. kernel /casper/vmlinuz append noprompt initrd=/casper/initrd.lz boot=casper automatic-ubiquity quiet splash file=/cdrom/install/preseed.cfg

How to create iso

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FAQ

1) Dont boot up from recovery partition when use DVD bootup.

2) USB, DVD together, rule for which one is high priority.

3) why the efi partition is disappeared? Check the BIOS settings. If use the EFI mode in BIOS, it should create the efi partition.