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Adding Ubuntu Installation to MIMB USB (Grub4dos config)

How to install Ubuntu from USB stick? You may use MIMB USB for it. This post describes steps.

  1. Download necessary USB ISO distribution.
  2. Put it to appropriate path on MIMB USB stick (/boot/Install/Ubuntu/amd64/ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso in this example).
  3. Add an entry to grub4dos menu:
    title Ubuntu 12.04 amd64
    find --set-root /boot/Install/Ubuntu/amd64/ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso
    map /boot/Install/Ubuntu/amd64/ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso (0xff) || map --mem /boot/Install/Ubuntu/amd64/ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso (0xff)
    map --hook
    root (0xff)
    kernel /casper/vmlinuz file=/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper iso-scan/filename=/boot/Install/Ubuntu/amd64/ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso splash quiet --
    initrd /casper/initrd.lz


Note: Installation has been tested on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Posted: Volodymyr M. Kononenko on 2013-02-10 at 16:38
Modified: 2013-02-10 at 16:39
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