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[Bug 1047385] Installer doesn't set up boot loader to boot a windows partition
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  • Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:36:43 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1047385
http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1047385#c21

--- Comment #21 from Michael Chang <mchang@xxxxxxxx> ---
(In reply to Franck Bui from comment #20)

To get a shell for issuing these commands, I run the installer for upgrade
until it gives its countdown for 10 seconds to reboot; use the mouse to stop
the reboot; and then 'Ctrl-Alt-Fn' to get a shell.

The target system is mounted on /mnt during the installation, so for testing
those commands you have to

chroot /mnt

But installer might have un-mounted /mnt in countdown, so you probably need to

mount <YOUR_ROOT_PARTITION> /mnt
mount --bind /sys /mnt/sys
mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc
mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev
chroot /mnt

Or you could hit <ABORT> at the very end of install (before countdown) to avoid
the hassle of mount root partition and use simple chroot to obtain a shell to
test the commands. (You could continue and cancel abort if you like after the
test).

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