Re: Boot Linux from GRUB? (Was: Boot HURD with lilo?)
Ben Gertzfield <email@example.com> writes:
> >>>>> "Bruce" == Bruce Perens <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Bruce> Someone please package the darned thing.
> I don't think GRUB is in a very advanced state.
> I couldn't get it to compile; the assembler bits bombed out with:
> /tmp/cca00729.s: Assembler messages:
> /tmp/cca00729.s:800: Error: register does not match opcode suffix
> make: *** [asm.o] Error 1
> >From their web site (http://www.uruk.org/~erich/grub/) -- which hasn't
> been updated since October of 1996, I couldn't get any more info.
> I think it's dead, Jim.
I get no error when I compile it with the Linux patches added. (The
Linux patches add a installer program, bzimage support, and the
ability to compile cleanly.)
I did a "make clean;make" and the result boot on my laptop. (It's a
recent hamm system.)
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