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How to install FreeDOS in Linux dualboot with GRUB, not having cdrom or floppy drive

If you need instructions to do it the optimal way, scroll down.

The pioneer way

FreeDOS comes in form of .iso images. My laptop has no cd drive and installing from unetbootin'd install cd to flash didn't work (it booted from flash ok though), so i had to go creative. Here's what i did:

The optimal way

What you need for the task is:




Add the following:

title FreeDOS
rootnoverify (hd1,2)
chainloader +1

Where (hd1,2) is your FAT32 partition.

Now you should be able to boot FreeDOS from GRUB.

Last edited: Voker57 on 2009-11-22 01:32:03 +0300
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