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GRUB-MKIMAGE

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: December 2015

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NAME

grub-mkimage - make a bootable image of GRUB

SYNOPSIS

grub-mkimage [,OPTION/...] [,OPTION/]... [,MODULES/]

DESCRIPTION

Make a bootable image of GRUB.

-c, --config=,FILE/
embed FILE as an early config:
-C, --compression=(xz|none|auto)
choose the compression to use for core image:
-d, --directory=,DIR/
use images and modules under DIR [default=/usr/lib/grub/<platform>]:
-k, --pubkey=,FILE/
embed FILE as public key for signature checking:
-m, --memdisk=,FILE/
embed FILE as a memdisk image:

Implies `-p (memdisk)/boot/grub' and overrides

any prefix supplied previously, but the prefix
itself can be overridden by later options:
-n, --note
add NOTE segment for CHRP IEEE1275:
-o, --output=,FILE/
output a generated image to FILE [default=stdout]:
-O, --format=,FORMAT/
generate an image in FORMAT available formats: i386-coreboot, i386-multiboot, i386-pc, i386-pc-pxe, i386-pc-eltorito, i386-efi, i386-ieee1275, i386-qemu, x86_64-efi, i386-xen, x86_64-xen, mipsel-yeeloong-flash, mipsel-fuloong2f-flash, mipsel-loongson-elf, powerpc-ieee1275, sparc64-ieee1275-raw, sparc64-ieee1275-cdcore, sparc64-ieee1275-aout, ia64-efi, mips-arc, mipsel-arc, mipsel-qemu_mips-elf, mips-qemu_mips-flash, mipsel-qemu_mips-flash, mips-qemu_mips-elf, arm-uboot, arm-efi, arm64-efi:
-p, --prefix=,DIR/
set prefix directory [default=/boot/grub]:
-v, --verbose
print verbose messages.:
-?, --help
give this help list:
--usage
give a short usage message:
-V, --version
print program version:

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <[email protected]>.

SEE ALSO

grub-install?(8), grub-mkrescue?(1), grub-mknetdir?(8)

The full documentation for grub-mkimage is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and grub-mkimage programs are properly installed at your site, the command

<DD CLASS="c2|info grub-mkimage:

should give you access to the complete manual.


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