Step 8.4.1 Error while ./configure GRUB 0.97

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop73 at
Sun Jan 31 07:20:51 PST 2010

2010/1/31 Dmitry Sokolov <sokolovda at>:
> checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu

You can't build grub-legacy on pure 64-bit x86_64.
The options are:

(a) use an existing bootloader, if you have one
(b) use lilo (with bin86) as in the clfs x86_64-64 book
(c) use the new grub as in the LFS development book

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