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GRUB-MKRESCUE

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: December 2015

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NAME

grub-mkrescue - make a GRUB rescue image

SYNOPSIS

grub-mkrescue [,OPTION/...] [,OPTION/] ,SOURCE/...

DESCRIPTION

Make GRUB CD-ROM, disk, pendrive and floppy bootable image.

--compress[=,no/,xz,gz,lzo]
compress GRUB files [optional]:
-d, --directory=,DIR/
use images and modules under DIR [default=/usr/lib/grub/<platform>]:
--fonts=,FONTS/
install FONTS [default=unicode]:
--install-modules=,MODULES/
install only MODULES and their dependencies [default=all]:
-k, --pubkey=,FILE/
embed FILE as public key for signature checking:
--locale-directory=,DIR/ use translations under DIR
[default=/usr/share/locale]:
--locales=,LOCALES/
install only LOCALES [default=all]:
--modules=,MODULES/
pre-load specified modules MODULES:
--themes=,THEMES/
install THEMES [default=starfield]:
-v, --verbose
print verbose messages.:
--arcs-boot
enable ARCS (big-endian mips machines, mostly SGI) boot. Disables HFS+, APM, sparc64 and boot as disk image for i386-pc:
--core-compress=,xz/|none|auto
choose the compression to use for core image:
--label-bgcolor=,COLOR/
use COLOR for label background:
--label-color=,COLOR/
use COLOR for label:
--label-font=,FILE/
use FILE as font for label:
-o, --output=,FILE/
save output in FILE [required]:
--product-name=,STRING/
use STRING as product name:
--product-version=,STRING/
use STRING as product version:
--rom-directory=,DIR/
save ROM images in DIR [optional]:
--sparc-boot
enable sparc boot. Disables HFS+, APM, ARCS and boot as disk image for i386-pc:
--xorriso=,FILE/
use FILE as xorriso [optional]:
-?, --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.

Generates a bootable CD/USB/floppy image. Arguments other than options to this program are passed to xorriso, and indicate source files, source directories, or any of the mkisofs options listed by the output of `xorriso -as mkisofs -help'.

Option switches to native xorriso command mode.

Mail xorriso support requests to <[email protected]>.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <[email protected]>.

SEE ALSO

grub-mkimage?(1)

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

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

should give you access to the complete manual.


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