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IgorK

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First things first, I’m not affiliated with this project anyhow. I’m just a user and Spinrite 6 is one of my boot options on my swiss-knife USB that uses E2B.

https://www.easy2boot.com/faq-/how-e2b-works/. The project is using GRUB4DOS in very interesting way, maybe it will give some idea on booting on MBR or UEFI.
 
@IgorK I am looking to add a Spinrite image to my Ventoy multi-boot USB. Cannot get it to work. Maybe you can tell me how you got E2B working with Spinrite?
 
Are you able to boot a DOS boot image with Ventoy? I've never succeeded in getting any DOS image to work with Ventoy.

I don't use E2B, but I do use Ventoy and Yumi -- yet another multiboot tool (https://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multiboot-usb-creator/). I have no trouble booting Spinrite and other DOS boot images with Yumi, but Ventoy just won't do it. So I submit it's not a Spinrite issue, it seems to be some kind of limitation with Ventoy. If you can figure out how to get Ventoy to boot to DOS, it should be trivial to add Spinrite to the mix.