On Thursday 20 April 2006 14:30, Duncan wrote:
> Remember, to be able to still run grub from the regular system (if you
> change /boot filesystems or something and need to reinstall grub with the
> correct stage-1.5/2, you'll need to keep the kernel options for 32-bit x86
> enabled. If you don't want to do that, you can simply keep a liveCD or
> the like around, with grub on it, to reinstall to the hard drive and boot
> sector, if necessary. In that case, you really don't need the grub-static
> package at all, since you don't need to run grub to change its config
> (unlike lilo), and since if you /do/ need to run it to reinstall to the
> boot sector and /boot/grub/*, you'll do it off external media.
Fantastic thanks. I won't be turning off IA32 emulation, still need 32-bit
packages, just rather manage them myself in the chroot.
Is there any ETA/plans for a multi-arch portage working, i.e. merging 32-bit
and 64-bit non-bin packages with portage.
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