grub-mkstandalone - make a memdisk-based GRUB image

grub-mkstandalone [OPTION...] [OPTION] SOURCE...

Generate a standalone image (containing all modules) in the selected format

compress GRUB files [optional]
disable shim_lock verifier
embed a specific DTB
use images and modules under DIR [default=/usr/lib/grub/<platform>]
install FONTS [default=unicode]
install only MODULES and their dependencies [default=all]
embed FILE as public key for signature checking
install only LOCALES [default=all]
pre-load specified modules MODULES
SBAT metadata
install THEMES [default=starfield]
print verbose messages.
choose the compression to use for core image
save output in FILE [required]
generate an image in FORMAT available formats: i386-coreboot, i386-multiboot, i386-pc, i386-xen_pvh, 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-coreboot-vexpress, arm-coreboot-veyron, arm-efi, arm64-efi, loongarch64-efi, riscv32-efi, riscv64-efi
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Graft point syntax (E.g. /boot/grub/grub.cfg=./grub.cfg) is accepted

Report bugs to <>.


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

info grub-mkstandalone

should give you access to the complete manual.

March 2024 GRUB 2:2.12-2