Grub question - was Re: Ubuntu users mailing list should become moderated

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Mon Aug 29 06:15:08 UTC 2011

On 29/08/11 15:31, Billie Walsh wrote:
> On 08/28/2011 10:22 PM, Goh Lip wrote:
>> On 29/08/11 11:06, Goh Lip wrote:
>>> You should grub-install. :)
>>> grub-install --boot-directory=/mnt/boot /dev/sda
>> Then update-grub (not from livecd, but you can chroot to do it)
>> See, mornings are not my best times. :)
>> Regards - Goh Lip
> Figured out the problem. Had a brain fart of my own. Darndest thing. 
> Sixty-four bit OS will not run on a thirty-two bit machine. The 
> machine I had switched to wasn't what I thought it was, although in 
> some ways it was a better one. Anyway it all works now that it's back 
> in a sixty-four bit machine.

Now this raises an interesting question: when are the 128-bit machines 


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