Talk:GRUB2/Chainloading

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More info needed around dual-booting Windows

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In order for grub2-mkconfig to find Windows partitions through the 30_os-prober script, the sys-boot/os-prober package needs to be installed. grub2-mkconfig would not find my Windows partition until that was installed. I'm not sure if this is a missing dependency in the ebuild, or something that should be mentioned in this doc somewhere. DarkMoon (talk) 00:58, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

=sys-boot/grub-2.00_p5107-r1

Seems this ebuild version of grub mentions within it's elog statements to manually install os-prober if this feature is desired. I'll make a note.---Roger (talk) 02:51, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

Windows (MSDOS based boot loaders)

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"When Windows (or another MS DOS based boot loader) is installed on another disk, then regular chainloading in the grub.cfg is sufficient to boot it."

I found that following the directions under the "Another bootloader" section resulted in a blank screen. I'm going to modify this section to reflect the solution that worked for me. --Astronome (talk) 21:34, 2 January 2017 (UTC)