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Re: Grub on x86_64 crash?

From: Pavel Roskin
Subject: Re: Grub on x86_64 crash?
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 13:32:56 -0500

On Mon, 2007-12-17 at 05:56 +0000, Steven Yi wrote:
> by
> :
> On x86 and x86_64 (multilib) architectures, the preferred bootloader
> is GRUB. Unfortunately, GRUB doesn't work on x86_64 Pure64 - the
> stage2 files can be correctly built as 32-bit, but the grub shell is a
> 64-bit program, and tries to execute some of the stage2 routines -
> this results in a segmentation fault. Therefore, in the final system
> we use Lilo as the bootloader. 
> How is it going on now?

GRUB 2 it should be presumed working unless there is specific evidence
of the problem, including the version number and the details of the
crash.  It's not worth my time to verify unspecific bugreports, but if
you care about that, perhaps you should do the checking.

Pavel Roskin

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