Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: DR GM SEDDON <gavin.m.seddon@×××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] initrd
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 13:44:47
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] initrd by Nuitari
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?

Nuitari wrote:

> 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@×××××××.net> >> Reply-To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o >> To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o >> Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] initrd >> >> I too have been on the amd64 platform since early last year, and am >> still >> 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 >> grub-static). >> But whether one uses grub or grub-static, the installed files are the >> same, >> 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 >> called >> grub.lst). >> >> 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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Re: [gentoo-amd64] initrd Drake Donahue <donahue95@×××××××.net>