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os-prober(1)						      General Commands Manual						      os-prober(1)

os-prober -- Discover bootable partitions on the local system. SYNOPSIS
The os-prober utility will scan all disks available on the system for other operating systems. For each discovered OS, it will output a line of the form: <partition>:<descriptive name>:<short name>:<kind of loader> For example, on system with Windows XP installed on /dev/sda1, os-prober will display: /dev/sda1:Windows NT/2000/XP:WinNT:chain Note that for Linux systems that are discovered, a call to linux-boot-prober may be required in order to fully discover the necessary information to boot the system. SEE ALSO
linux-boot-prober(1) os-prober 20 Jan 2014 os-prober(1)

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LILO-UUID-DISKID(8)						lilo documentation					       LILO-UUID-DISKID(8)

lilo-uuid-diskid - convert boot / root options to diskid and uuid in lilo.conf. SYNOPSIS
lilo-uuid-diskid [-h] [-v] [lilo.conf] DESCRIPTION
This script looks for the boot block device or boot partition and create the right diskid or uuid as boot option. Then it looks for all root partitions and create the right uuids as root options. These conversions are necessary for use with newer kernel (>= 2.6.26) if it use the libata module for parallel and serial ATA interfaces of block devices (i. e. hard disks with IDE or SATA interface, usbsticks). OPTIONS
-h Print a brief help. -v Print verbose messages. EXAMPLES
Lines in the configuration file /etc/lilo.conf: #boot = /dev/sda boot = /dev/disk/by-id/ata-SAMSUNG_SV1604N_S01FJ10X999999 #root = /dev/sda1 root = "UUID=/dev/disk/by-uuid/18843936-00f9-4df0-a373-000d05a5dd44" COPYRIGHT and LICENSE Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Joachim Wiedorn This script is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License version 2 can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2'. AUTHOR
lilo-uuid-diskid was written by Joachim Wiedorn. This manual page was written by Joachim Wiedorn <ad_debian at> for the Debian project (and may be used by others). SEE ALSO
lilo(8), update-lilo(8), liloconfig(8) 23.1 2011-03-20 LILO-UUID-DISKID(8)
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