grub2-mkimage man page

grub-mkimage — Make a bootable GRUB image.

Synopsis

grub-mkimage [-c | --config=FILE] [-C | --compression=(xz,none,auto)]

[-d | --directory=DIR] [-k | --pubkey=FILE]

[-m | --memdisk=FILE] [-n | --note] [-o | --output=FILE]

[-O | --format=FORMAT] [-p | --prefix=DIR]

[-v | --verbose] MODULES

Description

grub-mkimage builds a bootable image of GRUB.

Options

--config=FILE
Embed FILE as the image's initial configuration file.
--compression=(xz,none,auto)
Use one of xz, none, or auto as the compression method for the core image.
--directory=DIR
Use images and modules from DIR. The default value is /usr/lib/grub/<platform>.
--pubkey=FILE
Embed the public key FILE for signature checking.
--memdisk=FILE
Embed the memdisk image FILE. If no -p option is also specified, this implies -p (memdisk)/boot/grub.
--note
Add a CHRP NOTE section. This option is only valid on IEEE1275 platforms.
--output=FILE
Write the generated file to FILE. The default is to write to standard output.
--format=FORMAT

Generate an image in the specified FORMAT. Valid values are:

i386-coreboot, i386-multiboot, i386-pc, i386-pc-pxe, i386-efi, i386-ieee1275, i386-qemu, x86_64-efi, mipsel-yeeloong-flash, mipsel-fuloong2f-flash, mipself-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

--prefix=DIR
Set prefix directory. The default value is /boot/grub.
--verbose
Print verbose messages.
MODULES
Include MODULES.

See Also

info grub

Info

Wed Feb 26 2014