How to create Linux based Acronis Bootable Media
This article applies to:
- Acronis Disk Director 12
You can create a standalone version of Acronis Disk Director 12 that you can use to boot a crashed machine, or a machine without any operating system.
For general information on the standalone version of Acronis software see Standalone Version of Acronis Software.
This article describes how to create Linux-based bootable media. For information on how to create WinPE based bootable media, see Acronis Disk Director 12: Creating WinPE-Based Acronis Bootable Media.
- In the main window of Acronis Disk Director 12, click Tools -> Acronis Bootable Media Builder:
- On the welcome screen, click Next:
- On the next screen, you can select Linux-like or Windows-like drive representation as well as bootable media type:
For information on how to create WinPE based bootable media, see Acronis Disk Director 12: Creating WinPE-Based Acronis Bootable Media.
Since this article is devoted to the creation of Linux-based media, select Linux-based:
- On the next screen you will be offered to enter Linux kernel parameters:
You generally do not need to provide any specific parameters here, unless there is a compatibility issue with the machine's hardware and Acronis Bootable Media. See also Linux Kernel Parameters.
You can leave the field blank.
- Check Acronis Disk Director 12 to put it on Acronis Bootable Media.
- Select to burn Acronis Bootable Media on a disc directly or save it on your hard drive as an ISO:
- Click Proceed: