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Re: trouble installing grub on -current amd64
On Wed, 18 Jun 2008 03:26:22 pm Michael Litchard wrote:
> This is a cross-post from netbsd-users and ports-amd64, a continuation
> of a problem with grub
> The saga continues
> I had trouble getting grub to recognize the kernel
> as an executable.
> however, I now have this problem
> I am now running -current, as the Howto says you should
> when using amd64# ktrace -f grub.out grub-install /dev/rwd0d
> /usr/pkg/sbin/grub-install: Cannot execute ELF binary /usr/pkg/sbin/grub
Was this an upgrade from i386 or such? That error loosely implies the binary
has not been compiled for the system on which you are attempting to run it.
> sed: /grub/device.map: No such file or directory
> grep: /grub/device.map: No such file or directory
> /dev/rwd0d does not have any corresponding BIOS drive.
> Here is something interesting from /var/log/messages
> Jun 18 00:46:26 /netbsd: cpu0: erratum 107 present
> Jun 18 00:46:26 /netbsd: cpu0: WARNING: errata present, BIOS upgrade may be
> Jun 18 00:46:26 /netbsd: cpu0: WARNING: necessary to ensure reliable
I believe (but could be wrong) that the guys playing with acpi and power
management put that in there to alert a user of a buggy bios. I don't _think_
it will effect your grub install.
There may be information I'm missing but the problem does simply appear to be
an incompatible binary. Id say a 'make update' in pkgsrc grub should fix it
but like I said, I might not have all the info.
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