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Re: Multiboot a NetBSD kernel with Grub2: it works

On Sep 13, 2011, at 10:48 14AM, Emmanuel Kasper wrote:

> Am 2011-09-13 16:38, schrieb Andy Ruhl:
>> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 6:00 AM, Emmanuel Kasper 
>> <> wrote:
>>> * grub2 does not need to know about labels, it needs the MS DOS
>>> NetBSD partition and seems to be fine with that.
>> What exactly does this (what you wrote above) mean?
>> Is it really finding the netbsd kernel here, and then booting it?:
>> set root=(hd0,msdos1)
>> This is good news I guess. Sorry, I'm not hugely experienced with grub
>> or grub2, but it seems like I need to try to learn it again.
> yes I it is really finding the NetBSD kernel
> I would not recommand booting the NetBSD kernel with GRUB2 as a standard
> setup as I could not make it work with extra paramaters ( like -s for
> single user mode )
> However as I said before, it is a nice alternative if you want to
> install NetBSD from a GNU/Linux system without using install media
Can you make grub2 run /boot, and hence use /boot.cfg?

                --Steve Bellovin,

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