Pure-64 bootable?

Joe Ciccone jciccone at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 12:00:52 PST 2005


David Fix wrote:

>cross-lfs-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
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>>On Mon, 12 Dec 2005, David Fix wrote:
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>>>Hm...  After perusing the lists, I see that there is mention that
>>>grub should be bootable on a pure-64 bit platform now...  :)  On the
>>>page http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/clfs/view/cross-lfs/ it says
>>>that bootloaders do not work for x86_64 pure 64-bit builds... Does
>>>this need to be updated to show that it's experimental and SHOULD
>>>work? 
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>>  I'd rather wait for somebody to confirm it works.  It *compiles*
>>now. For me, it segfaults, similar to an earlier report on this list.
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>>Ken
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>Ah, ok.  :)  I'll try to confirm.  ;)  If not, over to multi-lib I go.  :D
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>	Dave
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It will build, but it will not run, that patch is not complete.



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