grub-mkimage Man page

GRUB-MKIMAGE(1) User Commands GRUB-MKIMAGE(1)

NAME

grub-mkimage – make a bootable image of GRUB

SYNOPSIS

grub-mkimage [OPTION…] [OPTION]… [MODULES]

DESCRIPTION

Make a bootable image of GRUB.

-c, –config=FILE
embed FILE as an early config

-C, –compression=(xz|none|auto)
choose the compression to use for core image

-d, –directory=DIR
use images and modules under DIR [default=/usr/lib/grub/]

-k, –pubkey=FILE
embed FILE as public key for signature checking

-m, –memdisk=FILE
embed FILE as a memdisk image

Implies `-p (memdisk)/boot/grub’ and overrides

any prefix supplied previously, but the prefix
itself can be overridden by later options

-n, –note
add NOTE segment for CHRP IEEE1275

-o, –output=FILE
output a generated image to FILE [default=stdout]

-O, –format=FORMAT
generate an image in FORMAT available formats: i386-coreboot,
i386-multiboot, i386-pc, i386-pc-pxe, i386-pc-eltorito,
i386-efi, i386-ieee1275, i386-qemu, x86_64-efi, i386-xen,
x86_64-xen, mipsel-yeeloong-flash, mipsel-fuloong2f-flash,
mipsel-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, arm-uboot, arm-efi, arm64-efi

-p, –prefix=DIR
set prefix directory [default=/boot/grub]

-v, –verbose
print verbose messages.

-?, –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.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to .

SEE ALSO

grub-install(8), grub-mkrescue, grub-mknetdir(8)

The full documentation for grub-mkimage is maintained as a Texinfo man‐
ual. If the info and grub-mkimage programs are properly installed at
your site, the command

info grub-mkimage

should give you access to the complete manual.

grub-mkimage (GRUB) 2.02~beta2-36ubJuly32016 GRUB-MKIMAGE(1)