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authorPeter Levine <>2021-03-24 21:35:28 -0400
committerBen Kohler <>2021-03-26 12:44:38 -0500
commitcafa4c43d97fd9b6b12fa5a25fa82ef2a14304d8 (patch)
tree7a458b6dd22eb2c8553926b84f1129308fd968a9 /sys-boot
parentsys-boot/os-prober: Bump os-prober-1.78 (diff)
sys-boot/os-prober: Add new elog info
Add a message about the necessity of bind mounting /run/udev. Also, warn about the defaulting of GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER=true with grub-mkconfig. Closes: Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.17, Repoman-3.0.2 Signed-off-by: Peter Levine <> Signed-off-by: Ben Kohler <>
Diffstat (limited to 'sys-boot')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/sys-boot/os-prober/os-prober-1.78.ebuild b/sys-boot/os-prober/os-prober-1.78.ebuild
index 022694360f8c..0ed65355dd73 100644
--- a/sys-boot/os-prober/os-prober-1.78.ebuild
+++ b/sys-boot/os-prober/os-prober-1.78.ebuild
@@ -25,7 +25,12 @@ PATCHES=( "${FILESDIR}"/${PN}-1.76-exherbo.patch )
If you intend for os-prober to detect versions of Windows installed on
NTFS-formatted partitions, your system must be capable of reading the
- NTFS filesystem. One way to do this is by installing sys-fs/ntfs3g
+ NTFS filesystem. One way to do this is by installing sys-fs/ntfs3g.
+ Also, in a chroot environment, it is necessary to bind mount /run/udev
+ (see
+ NOTE: Since sys-boot/grub-2.06-rc1, grub-mkconfig disables os-prober by default.
+ To enable it, add GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER=false to /etc/default/grub.
src_prepare() {