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From: Stan Sander <stsander@...>
Subject: Re: About to install on a 64 bit system. Advice wanted.
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2010 19:13:18 -0700
Wednesday 08 December 2010


> > One thing that I think some folks (me included) do that differs from
> > the guide (at least the last time I read it) is to use grub-static
> > instead of grub. I suspect that's because it's 32-bit and more
> > compatible.
> >
> >     Other than that I can't think of anything I do differently.
> >
> >     Best of luck with the new install. I'm sure it will go great.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Mark
> >
> >    
> 
> Thanks.  I wasn't aware of that.  I made a note of it.  I certainly 
> don't want that to mess up.  lol
> 
> Dale
> 
> :-)  :-)
> 

In addition to using grub-static, you will need to have the IA32 Emulation enabled in your kernel, else you won't be able to execute grub at all.  It's under file formats / Emulations in the menu.

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