I HAVE A DREAM Installing anything from iso on CloudatCost

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Is it possible to boot from an iso on a cloudatcost ssd and install x, y and z

I'm reading this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/ISOBoot specifically:

Code:
grml-rescueboot
A very simple way of creating a GRUB menuentry for a bootable ISO file is to use grml-rescueboot. 

The package does the following: 

[LIST]
[*]Creates a /boot/grml folder. 
[*]Automatically adds menuentries to the GRUB menu for any ISO files located in the /boot/grml folder. This is accomplished whenever theupdate-grub command is executed.


[*]The created menuentry, when selected, provides submenu options on how to boot the ISO, including the "Try Ubuntu" and "Install" options.
[/LIST]
To use the grml-rescueboot option:

[LIST=1]
[*]Install grml-rescueboot

[LIST]
[*]sudo apt-get install grml-rescueboot
[/LIST]
[*]Place bootable ISO files in the /boot/grml folder. 

[LIST]
[*]Since this is a system folder, the operation must be conducted as "root". For example, if the ISO is located in the user's Downloads folder, the command would be:
[LIST]
[*]sudo mv ~/Downloads/<filename.iso> /boot/grml/
[/LIST]
[/LIST]
[*]Update GRUB
[LIST]
[*]sudo update-grub
[/LIST]
[/LIST]
Going to fire up a Ubuntu 14.04 instance and give this a go, why jump through hoops when I should just be able to install from an iso off the ssd from a grub entry
 
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I'm up to this so far:

Code:
apt-get install grml-rescueboot
cd /boot/grml
wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso
update-grub
but the mini.iso does not seem to work, trying another
 

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