LFS LiveCDs 6.2-4 - grub-install problems. (util-linux-2.12r?)

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Wed Jan 24 22:54:42 PST 2007


I wrote:
> Piet Delaney wrote:
>> I'm having two unexpected problems with LFS LiveCDs 6.2-3 and 6.2-4
>> that don't occure on lfslivecd-x86-6.1.1-4.iso. I've got a workaround
>> for the second problem but haven't found a solution yet for the second;
>> see 2. below.
>>
>>  1. The first is that I need to add a symbolic pointer from stage 
>>     to stage2 in the ${DISK}/boot/ directory when running grub-install.
> 
> Confirmed, will investigate. Looks like it is caused by the reiser4 patch.

Maybe not caused but exposed. Recompiling patched grub with -O0 or even -O1 
in CFLAGS (instead of the default -Os) avoids this bug, but causes 
additional size_test failures. Adding -fno-strict-aliasing doesn't help.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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