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On Thursday 20 April 2006 11:21, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 April 2006 15:29, Mike Arthur <mike@...> wrote
> about '[gentoo-amd64] Moving to no-multilib profile':
> > Is there anything else I need to/should do before/after I move to the
> > profile?
> If you use grub, prepare to abandon it in favor of either the binary
> version or lilo, which has a binary blob anyway...
> From what I understand, it's either impossible or just extremely
> impractical... something about initializing memory tables or the IOMMU
> being required before you can switch to 64-bit mode...
> I've been up for almost 24 hours (without properly preparing) so I'm a
> little fuzzy right now...
Can grub not be compiled in 64-bit mode?
Not a problem for me to use the binary, I just want to avoid the current
situation of having loads of crap in lib32 and also a chroot with all the
stuff repeated, which seems pretty pointless to me, until we can do emerge
-arch x86 mplayer or whatever.
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