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Bug#402157: debian-installer: Bad apt command for grub on AMD64

Frans Pop wrote:
> On Friday 08 December 2006 17:57, Eddy Petrișor wrote:
>>> Grub fails to install on AMD64, when I check the virtual console the
>>> command given is: apt-install grub
>> That command is valid, but if it fails, the installation process will
>> fail(stop) unless the command is ran something like "apt-install grub
>> || true" which should queue the installation of the grub package in the
>> target.
> That is not completely correct. Whether installation is queued or not 
> depends on the question if apt has already been configured or not 
> in /target, not on the presence of "|| true"". By the time grub-installer 
> is run, apt should _always_ be configured in /target and able to install 
> packages.
> In short, we need to find out _why_ grub failed here.
> Bob: Could you try to reproduce the error?
> It would help very much if you could activate a trace for the script that 
> is run during installation by uncommenting the "set -x" near the top 
> of /usr/bin/grub-installer (after switching to VT2, using nano as 
> editor). You can do that for example during partitioning.
> Cheers,
Hello to all.

Don't know if that's the case but I had to patch asmstub.c to include
mman.h and use MMAP (MAP_32BIT) to make it install and work under AMD64.


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