F16 Grub2 not including windows

Mike Chambers mike at miketc.net
Sat Aug 27 04:39:58 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-08-26 at 11:31 -0500, David Lehman wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-08-26 at 10:49 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> > Up until F16 (and it *might* have done it once during the early alpha
> > testing stages), windows has been detected and included in grub during
> > install.  But the last few installs haven't included it and not included
> > on my current install.
> We added code to automatically generate entries using os-prober, but
> apparently os-prober is not available if you install from DVD without
> enabling network repos. It's probably also unavailable if doing a live
> install. We'll be working on rectifying this.

Since there is a compose now of the F16 tree, I did a network install
against it and it did add the windows entry to grub this time.

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

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