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(solved) help for multiboot

PostPosted by Vstarsteve50 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:30 am

Hey there, awesome os. I screwed up by installaing as encrypted and cant get archlabs grub to find all the other oses and other two ssds. Ive installed lsb-release and os-prober , zsh fails error of os-prober command not recognized etc., do i need to reinstall without the encryption?
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Re: help for multiboot

PostPosted by DPisGROSS » Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:21 am

On the off chance you haven't already done so, give this a shot:

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sudo grub-install /dev/sda
sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

those reinstall grub and regenerate the boot list, respectively.

I'm pretty sure this is just classic grub being a dick regardless. and if that didn't work no biggie, all is not lost.

BTW if that didn't work can you please post the result for
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llsblk -a -o NAME,TYPE,UUID

That'll giv me a bit mroe clarity on the matter.
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Re: help for multiboot

PostPosted by Vstarsteve50 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:10 am

Thanks for the reply and sorry for wasting your time. I tried that, chrooting in from another os, even tried an old freeware called boot-repair-disk to no avail so I reformatted and started over lol. My ssd might be falling apart lol. Thanks for an awesome distro with cool styling and smart configs. Arch and openbox is the best in my book,
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Re: help for multiboot

PostPosted by natemaia » Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:25 am

First get os-prober sudo pacman -S os-prober
then do the usual sudo grub-mkconfig (you should see your other OS listed in the long string it spits out, verify that is the other OS partition)
if all is good then sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

reboot and see how it went, you should see an option on the bottom for the other OS
if you want to modify your grub screen and which order the items are in get grub-customizer sudo pacman -S grub-customizer
i know this can be done manually, but i'm not comfortable doing it yet

Hope this helps,
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