AW: Cannot execute grub-install

Michael Vahl mvahlbm at
Thu Jun 17 06:45:45 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
>> 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
>> 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


Thanks for your reply......

Unfortunately /dev is populated correctly and no grub-config files are
copied to /boot/grub: possibility one as well as possibility two I've
already considered.

Any other suggestions?

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