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usb [2012/03/06 21:33]
trolzen [Install using dd]
usb [2012/10/08 14:40] (current)
mika add win32-image-write, drop 404 URL to forensics geeks [mika]
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-====== Boot grml from usb-stick/firewire-device ======+====== Boot Grml from usb-stick/firewire-device ======
  
 Grml officially supports booting from usb-stick with all grml flavours. First of all make sure your system supports booting via usb/firewire. Some hardware claims to be able to boot via usb/firewire but does not really support it the way it should work. :-/ Grml officially supports booting from usb-stick with all grml flavours. First of all make sure your system supports booting via usb/firewire. Some hardware claims to be able to boot via usb/firewire but does not really support it the way it should work. :-/
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 where /dev/sdX corresponds with your USB device (e.g. /dev/sdb). Please note that executing this command will destroy any existing data on your USB device. This method is not as flexible as using grml2usb (lacks support for multi-ISO, specifying additional default bootoptions,...) but might be useful if grml2usb isn't an option for you. where /dev/sdX corresponds with your USB device (e.g. /dev/sdb). Please note that executing this command will destroy any existing data on your USB device. This method is not as flexible as using grml2usb (lacks support for multi-ISO, specifying additional default bootoptions,...) but might be useful if grml2usb isn't an option for you.
  
-Note: if you are using Windows you might want to use [[http://www.chrysocome.net/dd|RawWrite dd]].+Note: if you are using Windows you might want to use [[https://launchpad.net/win32-image-writer|win32-image-writer]] (just rename the Grml-ISO to grml*.img) or [[http://www.chrysocome.net/dd|RawWrite dd]].
  
 ===== Manual approach ===== ===== Manual approach =====
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-===== grml on usb devices and DVDs via WinBuilder =====+===== Grml on usb devices and DVDs via WinBuilder =====
  
-Based on the tool [[http://winbuilder.net/|WinBuilder]] you can build Boot-CDs and USB-Boot-Devices. If you want to add grml just use the scripts available at http://www.forensic-geeks.org/grml/Addons+Based on the tool [[http://winbuilder.net/|WinBuilder]] you can build Boot-CDs and USB-Boot-Devices.
  
  
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 This is surprisingly easy to accomplish in just 4 steps: This is surprisingly easy to accomplish in just 4 steps:
   * use ubuntu's ''usb-creator-gtk'' to make a usb-boot-stick using a ubuntu iso of your choice   * use ubuntu's ''usb-creator-gtk'' to make a usb-boot-stick using a ubuntu iso of your choice
-  * on the usb-boot-stick, rename ''/boot/grub/loopback.cfg'' to ''/boot/grub/ubuntu-default.cfg''+  * on the usb-boot-stick, rename ''/boot/grub/loopback.cfg'' to ''/boot/grub/ubuntu_default.cfg''
     * you can delete the pics directory if you want     * you can delete the pics directory if you want
   * use ''grml2usb --grub --grub-mbr'' to install the grml iso's of your choice on the same usb-boot-stick   * use ''grml2usb --grub --grub-mbr'' to install the grml iso's of your choice on the same usb-boot-stick
   * boot from the stick, grub will prompt you with the ubuntu menu entries right after your grml boot entries   * boot from the stick, grub will prompt you with the ubuntu menu entries right after your grml boot entries
 
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