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I have tried installing lilo, it says it is masked. So I emerged
grub-static and found no differenc however I just remembered; do I need
to do install-grub-static? Finally, the system will not let me
'--unmerge grub'. How do I change grub?
> I finally switched my only grub system to lilo yesterday.
> On Sun, 30 Oct 2005, William Tetrault wrote:
>> Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 13:24:30 -0600
>> From: William Tetrault <xcourse97@...>
>> Reply-To: email@example.com
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] initrd
>> I too have been on the amd64 platform since early last year, and am
>> using grub-static, although I know that grub now compiles fine for this
>> platform (at least, that is what I've heard - I'm still using
>> But whether one uses grub or grub-static, the installed files are the
>> and grub works the same regardless of which is chosen. My grub.conf
>> has not
>> changed from when I was using Athlon XP's (although it's no longer
>> On Sunday 30 October 2005 12:07 pm, Dmitri Pogosyan wrote:
>>> Actually, that reminds me that a year ago on amd64 architecture the
>>> compiled grub did not work for me (it did compile but fail to boot)
>>> and I
>>> had to use grub-static-0.93, which worked fine. I looked now and
>>> see that
>>> I still use this version of grub on all my amd64 machines.
>>> Dmitri Pogosyan Department of Physics
>>> Associate Professor University of Alberta
>>> tel 1-780-492-2150 412 Avadh Bhatia Physics Labs
>>> fax 1-780-492-0714 Edmonton, AB, T6G 2J1, CANADA
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