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Mention grub-static for x86_64 installations

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Sven Vermeulen 11 years ago
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ChangeLog

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** (2011-05-03) Sven Vermeulen <sven.vermeulen@siphos.be>
- Mention grub-static for x86_64 installations
** (2011-04-10) Sven Vermeulen <sven.vermeulen@siphos.be>
- Add information on eselect (example with python)

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src/linux_sea/05-linuxfs.xml

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default Linux kernel yet, I will talk about the standard, discretionary
access control mechanism used by almost all Linux distributions. <ulink
url="http://www.nsa.gov/selinux">SELinux</ulink>, which is part of the
default Linux kernel, will also not be discussed.</para>
default Linux kernel, will also not be discussed. If you are interested
in running a SELinux powered system, I recommend to use <ulink
url="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened">Gentoo Hardened</ulink> which
supports SELinux. There is also a <ulink url="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened/selinux/selinux-handbook.xml">Gentoo
Hardened SELinux Handbook</ulink> which is worth reading through.</para>
<section>
<title>Read, Write and Execute</title>

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src/linux_sea/07-kernelbuilding.xml

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<programlisting># <command>emerge grub</command></programlisting>
<para>If you are installing an x86_64 system (which uses the Gentoo
amd64 profile) with no multilib support (meaning there are no 32-bit
and 64-bit libraries built side by side), you will need to install
the static version of GRUB:</para>
<programlisting># <command>emerge grub-static</command></programlisting>
<para>Next, we install GRUB onto the MBR. To have the installation
command work, we need to create the /etc/mtab file:</para>

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src/linux_sea/15-installgentoo.xml

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<section>
<title>Configuring the Boot Loader</title>
<para>Now, we install the GRUB boot loader:</para>
<para>Now, we install the GRUB boot loader (remember to use grub-static if
you are using an amd64 (x86_64) system with no-multilib):</para>
<programlisting>~# <command>emerge grub</command></programlisting>