grub

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jun 19 08:35:03 PDT 2004


David Jensen wrote:

> actually I have used it to boot freebsd-5.2.1,  I did not read the check 
> log!  Any way it does work.

The "make check" failure does not mean that GRUB loading files off of a 
UFS2 filesystem won't work. The failure means that the UFS2 stage1.5 
file is too large to be put at the beginning of a UFS2 filesystem (in 
the hidden area), so if you tried to _install_ GRUB onto a system using 
UFS2 as the filesystem on the partition you choose to install onto, you 
risk damaging the filesystem.



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