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Re: amd64-current and grub?

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 03:25:28PM +1100, Carl Brewer wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to set up a xen 3 HVM server with 6GB of RAM, and to do this 
> need either i386-current or amd64-current, so I figured I'd try amd64.
> So far I'm stuck on getting the box to boot with grub.  Here's what I did :
> Grabbed an iso of amd64 from HEAD (20080304 from memory), installed it 
> on an Intel Core2Duo 8200 cpu machine.  Set up the partitions with / as 
> 400mb (smaller than 512mb as recommended in the xen howto)
> Installed emulators/netbsd32_compat40
> Installed sysutils/grub from a package pulled from ftp.netbsd.org 
> (grub-0.97nb8.tgz) using pkg_add -f <>
> Ran grub-install, it seemed happy.
> Then the machine rebooted (power outage ... and the test box is not on 
> the UPS!).  It started up grub 1.5, but each time I try and tell it 
> where the kernel is it gives me an
> error 13: invalid or unsupported executable format

Did you make sure that, in addidtion to / being less than 512MB, it's
FFSv1 with 8k blocks/1k fragents ?

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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