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[Bug 759635] os-prober fails to mount UFS2 partitions

--- Comment #12 from Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar@xxxxxxxxx> 2013-03-25 10:30:30
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(In reply to comment #11)

I don't have 12.3 installed anywhere. I can indeed mount both ufs1 and ufs2
slices with grub2-mount manually (under 12.2).


Someone has to try with os-prober, because mounting the slice is only the
step. You still have to know what to look for and where in order to detect the
NetBSD or other BSD kernels and add the boot entry (which requires some code

On the other hand, os-prober should NOT look for Linux kernels in ufs* slices
as it used to do. I had to fix this as well. It generates a lot of useless
warnings (and takes longer too).

* unless people would install Linux in ufs file systems, but I don't know
anyone who does that.

As far as I understand you already have working implementation. Care to provide
clean patch against Base:System/os-prober for review? You may want to wait
until I push os-prober 1.57 or take home:arvidjaar:grub2-next/os-prober as

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