Grub MULTIbootloader On A USB?

Gigabyte / Nvdaacpi
April 30, 2009 at 00:35:38
Specs: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, 2.31 GHz / 3070 MB
Ive performed several internet searches over the past month, all having something to do with putting grub on a USB.
The only guides i have found (there have been a few) have provided links to out-of-date websites.
Could someone please give me a guide that will allow me to install DSL, FreeDOS and SLAX on the same USB and also install Grub MULTIBootloader so that i can choose which OS i want to boot into.
My computer has Ubuntu and XP installed and i have become accustomed to Grub and how it works. I like its simplicity (/boot/grub/menu.lst) and i don't think i would understand any other manager.
Thanks ahead.

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April 30, 2009 at 13:07:29
One problem with grub is that it may not work from machine to machine because how each machine's drive are identified.

If you insist then might look at either supergrub usb or I forget the other was something like grubusb or something like that.

If you are good with grub then a few command line would boot you to any machine if the standard fails.

I suggest you use syslinux/isolinux menus.

"Best Practices", Event viewer, host file, perfmon, antivirus, anti-spyware, Live CD's, backups, are in my top 10

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May 1, 2009 at 17:15:30
Sorry for not replying sooner.
Its almost as though my computer decides when it wants to work.
I didn't have any sucess with Grub but I gave another shot at syslinux.
I havent used this in a long time so i wasnt 100% sure on what to do.
I managed to get my USB to boot but now i get an error saying
Failed to load KNOPPIX filesystem.
Booting to a {Verry Limited} Shell

And it gives me a list of pointless commands that can just be used to boot off another USB... Or so i think...

Any ideas as to what has gone wrong?
I used dsl-4.4-embedded and that didnt work.
So i replaced KNOPPIX in the KNOPPIX folder with a KNOPPIX i found in a dsl-4.4.10 ISO that i also downloaded.
Im not quite sure exactly what KNOPPIX is, but i figure it is the OS in itself.

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