How can I load an ISO file into RAM and boot from it?

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Problem :

Is it possible to use a tool to load an ISO file into RAM and then boot from it? LiveCDs inject into RAM and boot from it, if I’m correct. So can I just bypass the program and load it into RAM and boot it before the memory clears?

Solution :

You may also want to investigate MEMDISK as this would seem to be the answer to what you are trying to do.

LiveCD’s are, I believe, a little different. (Like most Linux systems) they boot a minimal system using initrd and then create the full blown experience in RAM from that – but the kernel/OS is loaded prior to everything being put into memory.

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