F16 Grub2 not including windows

Mike Chambers mike at miketc.net
Tue Aug 30 15:57:08 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-08-29 at 17:27 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> 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.
> Is there a bug # for this? It sounds CommonBugs-worthy. thanks!

Don't know if makes a difference, but did a fresh install against the
F16 tree without using the updates-testing repo, and I did get the
os-prober package installed by default and windows was added to grub
this time.

Don't know about live dvd but there ya go.

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

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