Problem to build grub

Ken Moffat ken at
Sat Jan 19 04:38:16 PST 2008

On Sat, Jan 19, 2008 at 12:53:15PM +0100, Carsten Feuls wrote:
> I have some probleme to build grub on a AMD 64 System 
> I have downloaded the 64 Bit Live CD
> Then I have build the " Builing the LFS System" through grub then I have fund 
> out that no grub Packages are on the LIve cd and grub is missing into the 
> HTML Book.
> I have now downloaded the  grub packages from 
> and the disk_geometry patch
> but i cant run the ./configure --prefix=/usr 
> then i get this error
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for gcc... (cached) gcc
> checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C 
> compiler cannot create executables
> See `config.log' for more details.c
> What can I do to fix this?
> Thank you for helping!
> Sorry for bad Englisch

 Use lilo.  Grub needs a 32-bit system, so it works on x86 and
x86_64 multilib only.

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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