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Re: configure fail for grub

From: Viswesh S
Subject: Re: configure fail for grub
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2008 18:37:46 -0800 (PST)

----- Original Message ----
> From: Pavel Roskin <address@hidden>
> To: The development of GRUB 2 <address@hidden>
> Sent: Tuesday, 9 December, 2008 6:22:36 AM
> Subject: RE: configure fail for grub
> On Mon, 2008-12-08 at 07:39 -0500, James Shewey wrote:
> > When I configure grub-1.96, I got following error message:
> > 
> > configure: error: neither start nor _start is defined
> > 
> > Could anybody give me some ideas for it?
> This happens if tools for 32-bit compilation are not available.
> Compiling on x86_64 defaults to 32-bit PC platform.  It's possible to
> compile for 64-bit EFI platform by specifying:
> ./configure --with-platform=efi
> -- 
> Regards,
> Pavel Roskin


As mentioned above, it is because of the 32 bit compilation tools not 
available.I have faced the same problem in which my compiler was gcc-4.2.1 and 
to compile this I installed gcc-3.4.3 and made the CC point to the proper 
compiler and it worked.


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