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Bug#582257: probing DOS devices doesn't work

Harald Dunkel wrote:
> /dev/sdc1: SEC_TYPE="msdos" LABEL="usbdos" UUID="8518-0F77" TYPE="vfat"
> sdc is a bootable memory stick with FreeDOS on sdc1 and Squeeze on sdc2.

os-prober has an explicit freedos check. It currently checks for:

* vfat or msdos formatted partition
* with a kernel.sys and command.com present on it

Is your partition missing one of those files? What does its complement
of freedos files look like?

see shy jo

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