make a GRUB rescue image


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


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

--compress = no |xz|gz|lzo compress GRUB files [optional]

--dtb = FILE embed a specific DTB

-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 <bug>.


Report bugs to <bug>.


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 info grub-mkrescue should give you access to the complete manual.

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