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Re: [opensuse] grub2 enigma
  • From: Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:58:46 +0400
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On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 5:46 PM, Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 20/08/13 23:25, Andrey Borzenkov wrote:

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 5:06 PM, Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

(I suspected that there were some changes between 12.2 and 12.3.)

Here is the link to the output of os-prober and section of /log/messages:

It shows

/dev/sda5:openSUSE 12.3 (x86_64):SUSE:linux
/dev/sda6:openSUSE 12.3 (x86_64):SUSE1:linux

So it is obvuiouly is detected by os-prober. Now could you explain what

"if I boot into 12.2 and run (2) above oS 12.3 on sda5 is not
recognised in the btldr"

means? You do not get openSUSE 12.3 in boot menu? You get it in boot
menu but it does not boot or it boots wrong OS?

In 12.2 I can run grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/etc and I can see that both
versions of 12.3 (on sda5 and on sda6) are recognised and are in the

No. What you see for /dev/sda5 is part of Ubuntu menu (and should have
been skipped but that's another story).

Could you please show what

linux-boot-prober /dev/sda5
linux-boot-prober /dev/sda6

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