[lubuntu 10.10] grub2 cannot detect Windows 7

Bug #665530 reported by Davide R (gatewayasteroid) on 2010-10-23
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: grub2

I have lubuntu 10.10, grub2 cannot detect my Windows 7 partition and also doesn't show it in the start screen.
I solved manually installing "os-prober":

# sudo apt-get install os-prober
# sudo update-grub2

so maybe it should be added to the default installation.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: grub2 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.35-generic 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Oct 23 13:33:57 2010
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - i386 (20101010)
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: grub2

description: updated
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

grub-common Recommends it (which I think is the correct setting), and flavours other than Lubuntu install it by default. Has Lubuntu turned off Recommends by default or something? In any case this seems like a Lubuntu installation bug, so reassigning to lubuntu-meta in lieu of any better ideas on where to put it.

affects: grub2 (Ubuntu) → lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
Phill Whiteside (phillw) wrote :

Hiyas, It is a known issue that is being investigated and should be fixed on the next point release, in the meantime have a read of
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/ReleaseNotes/MaverickMeerkat/#Dual%20boot%20with%20Lubuntu%2010.10 For the current quick work around.
Phill.

Changed in lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Lubuntu (lubuntu-desktop)
assignee: Lubuntu (lubuntu-desktop) → Lubuntu Packages Team (lubuntu-packaging)
Jonathan Marsden (jmarsden) wrote :

os-prober is installed by default in Lubuntu Natty 11.04 Alpha 3 .

Julien Lavergne (gilir) on 2011-03-13
Changed in lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
assignee: Lubuntu Packages Team (lubuntu-packaging) → nobody
status: In Progress → Fix Released
importance: Undecided → High
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