Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Mike Arthur <mike@×××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Moving to no-multilib profile
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 15:14:21
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Moving to no-multilib profile by Duncan <>
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. -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list


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[gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: Moving to no-multilib profile Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Moving to no-multilib profile Simon Stelling <blubb@g.o>