[arch-general] Dual boot issue, windows doesn't show up on grub
majora320 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 19:23:33 UTC 2017
I actually have this exact setup, and I use systemd-boot which works
very well. It detects Windows automatically just fine.
On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 02:20:39PM -0500, Yaro Kasear wrote:
> I have found it sometimes helps to mount the "Microsoft Reserved" or
> "Microsoft System" partition before running grub-mkconfig. The os-prober
> package can be really dimwitted sometimes when it comes to doing scans on
> its own like that.
> On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 2:07 PM, Junayeed Ahnaf via arch-general <
> arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > Oh yes, I have that too. Forgot to add that, issued sudo os-prober
> > before sudo update-grub but no luck .
> > On 07/26/2017 01:06 AM, Bjoern Franke wrote:
> > > Am 25.07.2017 um 21:03 schrieb Junayeed Ahnaf via arch-general:
> > >> Hello ,
> > >>
> > >> I installed arch on my laptop which has 2 hard drives , one is ssd
> > (linux is installed there, also grub), one is HDD(with windows). So, at
> > boot time , I can select either hard disk or ssd and can get either windows
> > or arch. Is there a way for grub to see both Linux and Windows? I tried
> > sudo update-grub and sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg but they
> > don't recognize windows. My windows is not uefi if that's any issue.
> > >>
> > >> My linux is on /dev/sdb2 and windows on /dev/sda2 if that's any concern.
> > > Did you install os-prober?
> > >
> > > regards
> > > Bjoern
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