Is it possible to use Unetbootin to stack more than one distro on an USB drive?

Asked by Siddartha on 2011-03-04

Is there some tweak to have a menu with more than one distro installed on an USB stick? Maybe each distro put in its own folder and have a menu at boot time of which one to boot.

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delance (olivier-delance) said : #1

I already have seen magazine DVD with many distros, so it is possible. But I don't know how they do.

It would be so nice to have say FreeDOS, Partition Magic/Clonezilla and some Linux/BSD flavor on the same stick.

Geza Kovacs (gezakovacs) said : #3

The various multi-distro boot disks that exist all require that the distros have different file paths for their necessary files. Thus, it's impossible to have something like Ubuntu and Linux Mint on the same DVD. Only a handful of distros allow the location of the boot files on the DVD to be specified (most distros have these paths hardcoded), and for each of those the syntax for doing so is different. Hence, a general multi-boot solution is not possible.

Hahahahaha
Geza, how about Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Debian and Mandriva on the same stick?

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