[lfs-support] GRUB configuration

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 13:24:59 PDT 2015

Pol Vangheluwe wrote:
> I am building " lfs-branch-systemd” with ALFS on a PowerMac G4.
> The configue for “119-grub-2.02~beta2” fails with:
> checking for freetype-config... no
> configure: error: qemu, powerpc-ieee1275, coreboot and loongson ports needs build-time grub-mkfont (need freetype2 library)
> adding this didn’t help:
>              --disable-grub-mkfont
> Freetype is a topic of BLFS, so I am hesitating to install it right now (dependencies…).
> Any suggestion how to solve this?
> BTW: I actually don’t need GRUB, because I use yaboot as boot loader on a powerMac.  Is there a way to skip the grub build in ALFS?
> Or should I ask this question on the ALFS forum?

The easy way is to just edit
and add an exit at the beginning of the file.

   -- Bruce

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