Cannot execute grub-install

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Wed Jun 16 17:31:29 PDT 2010

Michael Vahl wrote:
> Hey y'all,
> i've recently passed all prior steps of chapter 8.4.2 (LFS 6.6). But now,
> without any error messages, I'm not able to execute "grub-install
> --grub-setup=/bin/true /dev/sda". grub-install can be found and sda is the
> system's hdd but the system doesn't confirm the command. Nothing happens.
> The only thing I can do is "Ctrl+C". Does someone else have the same problem
> or can give me a hint? 

Do you have /dev poopulated according to section 6.2.2?

What grub-install does though is copy files to /boot/grub.  Is that 

   -- Bruce

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