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Re: BIOS upgrading

Michael Wiktowy wrote:
On 10/27/07, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:
If you have partition 1 as your /boot partition, and you have
wbiosboot.img as your image file, you can have an entry like this:

title BIOS update
        root (hd0,0)
        chainloader /wbiosboot.img

I didn't know that grub chainloader was capable of doing this. You
mention doing this with a floppy image, is it possible to boot into
bootable ISO images this way?


I think it's an option RH/F doesn't build (grub has a few features not normally included), but properly constructed, grub can read from CD:
root (cd)
and even the LAN*
root (nb)

* Requires a driver for your NIC, and drivers take RAM and so it's not normally built that way.



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