Grub 0.97 in final installation

Matt Darcy lfs-list at projecthugo.co.uk
Thu Nov 24 04:12:00 PST 2005


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Nov 2005, Jim Gifford wrote:
> 
>> go moko wrote:
>>
>>> --- Jim Gifford <lfs at jg555.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Yes, I can. I used Ken's suggestion, which is to use a
>>> 64bits kernel in the i686 system and to chroot from
>>> it. The result, if only the kernel is in 64bits, is a
>>> target 'x86_64-unknown' instead of 'x86_64-pc'. It was
>>> my case, but perhaps it can be others configurations
>>> that don't give "x86_64-pc".
>>> G. Moko
>>>
>>>
>> That method has not been proven yet, hence why it's not in the book. 
>> In fact there is talk about removing the chroot section altogether.
>>
>>
> 
>  I too got this, I assumed it was perhaps a minor typo in the book, and 
> reasonably obvious to anybody else affected.  But there are far bigger 
> problems to attend to first (e.g. glibc testsuites).
> 
>  FWIW, the decision about the machine type comes from config.guess, so I 
> fail to see how chrooting or booting can make the difference.
> 
> Ken
> 

Grub Typo now fixed in book.

Matt.





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