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Bug#544381: grub-pc: The os_prober does not include all the systems and entries are also not complete.

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 10:00:05AM +0530, Sridhar M.A. wrote:
> The configuration of grub-pc calls os_prober is supposed to include other OS's on the machine. 
> In my case, I have the following systems installed :
> 	Debian
> 	Xubuntu
> 	Mandriva
> 	Geexbox

Do you know how we would go about detecting Geexbox? I assume it doesn't
provide an /etc/lsb-release file otherwise we'd be detecting it already,
so we need something unique to it to detect it. Files such as
/etc/<distro>-release seem reasonably common, but there's some variation

> Of these, entries in /boot/grub/grub.cfg for debian and xubuntu are
> correct. For Mandriva, the initrd entry is not included which makes
> the system non-bootable.

I assume you added the initrd entry in your attached file by hand?

What boot loader does your Mandriva installation use? Can you please
attach its configuration file?

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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