New e2fsprogs

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 16:23:53 PDT 2009


Greg Schafer wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Aug 2009 17:27:56 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 
>>  From a 64 bit system, we'd need to use cross compile techniques for
>>  these files
>> so they don't try to use 64-bit addresses.
> 
> Umm, what's wrong with installing a 32-bit libc? 
> 
> It's 1 extra package, it solves the grub problem, and it allows for 
> further 32-bit possibilities. IMHO it's a no brainer.

Hi Greg.  Haven't heard from you for a while.

A 32-bit libc is a consideration.  I don't know how to do that yet.  I've only 
had a 64-bit system for a week.  Looking at grub-0.97, it also uses ncurses, so 
I think we'd need a 32bit version of that too.

   -- Bruce



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