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Re: Issue with grub2-mkconfig

From: Michael D. Setzer II
Subject: Re: Issue with grub2-mkconfig
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2012 23:27:10 +1000

It is os-prober, but it ran more than once with no errors, but 
access to load the XP partition afterwards failed.

On 10 Apr 2012 at 0:12, Jordan Uggla wrote:

From:                   Jordan Uggla <address@hidden>
Date sent:              Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:12:06 -0700
Subject:                Re: Issue with grub2-mkconfig
To:                     "Michael D. Setzer II" 
Copies to:              address@hidden

> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Michael D. Setzer II
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I've noticed an issue with at least Fedora 16's grub2-mkconfig.
> >
> > I have systems that have an XP partition on /dev/sda1 and have
> > noticed two issues.
> >
> > 1. After running grub2-mkconfig once, it works fine, and creates the
> > grub.cfg correct, but if one runs it again, it fails to find the
> > windows? 2. After running grub2-mkconfig once, the windows partition
> > can not be mounted as it says it is busy, but is not mounted?
> This sounds like a bug in os-prober, which grub-mkconfig uses to
> detect other OSs but is actually a separate project (part of the
> Debian boot project). Try booting and running "os-prober" twice, the
> second invocation will probably fail and you will again not be able to
> mount your Windows partition. If that's the case, please file a bug
> report with Debian boot.
> -- 
> Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on
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