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Re: Fixing #698914 for wheezy (grub booting Windows 8 via UEFI)

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 12:11:10AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> >This directory only exists if efivars is loaded.  I assume that SUSE
> >configures it as built-in, and our kernel package has a patch to
> >trigger autoloading of efivars on systems with EFI.  But for the
> >benefit of people using custom kernel packages, can you check that
> >update-grub will modprobe efivars *before* running os-prober?
> >Alternately, could update-grub explicitly tell os-prober to look for
> >EFI boot loaders if grub-efi is installed?
> We could add a call to 30_os-prober before the actual call to
> os-prober itself:
>   modprobe efivars || true

'modprobe -q', please.  I already see too many FATAL (not really)
errors from modprobes that are intentionally ignored...


Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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