boot LiveCD from hard disk - now possible!

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Sun Jul 8 00:53:42 PDT 2007

I wrote:
> 	kernel /boot/lfs/linux 
> root=iso:/dev/hda2:/root/lfslivecd-x86-6.3-pre2-r1950.iso rw

Sorry for line wrapping.

Also I forgot to say that it should be possible to boot the LiveCD even from 
NTFS, even if you have only Windows XP (sorry, Vista is too new). The trick 
is to install grub4dos from

If you also add the "toram" boot option, you can resize the NTFS partition 
and install LFS in the remaining space - using nothing but network as the 
installation media.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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