Grub 0.97 in final installation

Jim Gifford lfs at
Thu Nov 24 00:07:45 PST 2005

go moko wrote:

>In x86_64 Multilib book, the installation of Grub in
>10.64.1 indicates this:
>>make install
>>mkdir /boot/grub
>>cp /usr/lib/grub/x86_64-pc/stage{1,2} /boot/grub
>"Replace i386-pc with whatever directory is
>appropriate for the hardware in use. 
That is a typo

>The i386-pc directory contains a number of *stage1_5
>files, different ones for different file systems.
>Review the files available and copy the appropriate
>ones to the /boot/grub directory. Most users will copy
>the e2fs_stage1_5 and/or reiserfs_stage1_5 files."
For what we support, what we have is sufficent

>Secondly, in the command, it seems that the 'make
>install' needs a --host option, to install its files
>on the right directory. x86_64-pc is used only if it's
>the triplet of the current system, and it might not be
>the case, particularly if one use chroot method.
What yours saying is impossible, if your building from a i686 system, 
you can't use the chroot method.

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