grub.info: Obtaining and Building GRUB
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How to obtain and build GRUB
*Caution:* GRUB requires binutils-18.104.22.168.23 or later because the
GNU assembler has been changed so that it can produce real 16bits
machine code between 2.9.1 and 22.214.171.124.x. See
`http://sources.redhat.com/binutils/', to obtain information on
how to get the latest version.
GRUB is available from the GNU alpha archive site
`ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/grub' or any of its mirrors. The file will be
named grub-version.tar.gz. The current version is 0.94, so the file you
should grab is:
To unbundle GRUB use the instruction:
zcat grub-0.94.tar.gz | tar xvf -
which will create a directory called `grub-0.94' with all the
sources. You can look at the file `INSTALL' for detailed instructions
on how to build and install GRUB, but you should be able to just do:
This will install the grub shell `grub' (*note Invoking the grub
shell::), the Multiboot checker `mbchk' (*note Invoking mbchk::), and
the GRUB images. This will also install the GRUB manual.
Also, the latest version is available from the CVS. See
`http://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=grub' for more information.
Created Mon Nov 8 17:42:48 2004 on tillpc with info_to_html version 0.9.6.