1.6.1-rc2 released for x86_64 and i686 - "Moose Drool"

Couannette couannette at free.fr
Sun Jan 14 23:50:03 CET 2007

Le Sun, 14 Jan 2007 12:24:30 -0800,
Auke Kok <sofar at foo-projects.org> a écrit :
> The x86_64 version is native/pure 64-bit, and thus does not provide
> grub as a bootloader , as there is no pure 64bit grub bootloader yet.
> We're planning and experimenting with multilib support, but a mixed
> 32/64-bit ISO is not expected until after 1.6.1-final.


I want to understand: does grub works in 64 bit boot process but you
didn't included it because you didn't want a sort of 32/64 lib mixture ?

Or does grub do not work for booting a 64 bit machine ?

If first anwser, why do not include a statically linked grub ?

Best regards,

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