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Re: "grub-install" (Grub2) on Mac and Windows

From: Jordan Uggla
Subject: Re: "grub-install" (Grub2) on Mac and Windows
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 23:07:14 -0800

On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Nick <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello.
> Is it possible to install grub2 onto a flash drive from Windows or Mac OS X?
> Is grub2 crossplatform (is there any way to build grub2 for these 2
> systems)?
> If yes, I am wondering, if there are some tutorials about this? Everything
> that I have found was related to Linux, mostly.

Grub2 can be installed in Windows via cygwin, and run the same way
that it is with GNU/Linux. Grub2's utilities also run under other *NIX
OSs like Solaris and BSD but I think that bugs in Apple's gcc prevent
it being built for OSX currently.

Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on

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