grub2-mkrescue man page

grub-mkrescue — Generate a GRUB rescue image using GNU Xorriso.

Synopsis

grub-mkrescue [-o | --output=FILE] [--modules=MODULES]

[--install-modules=MODULES] [--themes=THEMES]
[--fonts=FONTS] [--locales=LOCALES]
[--compress[=no,xz,gz,lzo]] [-d | --directory=DIR]
[--grub-mkimage=FILE] [--rom-directory=DIR]
[--xorriso=FILE] [--grub-glue-efi=FILE]
[--grub-render-label=FILE] [--label-font=FILE]
[--label-color=COLOR] [--label-bgcolor=FILE]
[--product-name=STRING] [--product-version=STRING]
[--sparc-boot] [--arcs-boot]

Description

grub-mkrescue can be used to generate a rescue image with the GRUB bootloader.

Options

--output=FILE

Write the generated file to FILE.  The default is to write to standard output.

--modules=MODULES

Pre-load modules specified by MODULES.

--install-modules=MODULES

Install only MODULES and their dependencies.  The default is to install all available modules.

--themes=THEMES

Install THEMES.  The default is to install the starfield theme, if available.

--fonts=FONTS

Install FONTS.  The default is to install the unicode font.

--locales=LOCALES

Install only locales listed in LOCALES.  The default is to install all available locales.

--compress[=no,xz,gz,lzo]

Compress GRUB files using the specified compression algorithm.

--directory=DIR

Use images and modules in DIR.

--grub-mkimage=FILE

Use FILE as grub-mkimage(1).  The default is /usr/bin/grub-mkimage.

--rom-directory=DIR

Save ROM images in DIR.

--xorriso=FILE

Use FILE as xorriso.

--grub-glue-efi=FILE

Use FILE as grub-glue-efi(3).

--grub-render-label=FILE

Use FILE as grub-render-label(3).

--label-font=FILE

Use FILE as the font file for generated labels.

--label-color=COLOR

Use COLOR as the color for generated labels.

--label-bgcolor=COLOR

Use COLOR as the background color for generated labels.

--product-name=STRING

Use STRING as the product name in generated labels.

--product-version=STRING

Use STRING as the product version in generated labels.

--sparc-boot

Enable booting the SPARC platform.  This disables HFS+, APM, ARCS, and "boot as disk image" on the i386-pc target platform.

--arcs-boot

Enable ARCS booting.  This is typically for big-endian MIPS machines, and disables HFS+, APM, sparc64, and "boot as disk image" on the i386-pc target platform.

--

All options after a -- will be passed directly to xorriso's command line when generating the image.

See Also

info grub

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Wed Feb 26 2014