os-prober - Probes disks on the system for installed operating systems

Property Value
Distribution Mageia 6.0
Repository Mageia Core i586
Package name os-prober
Package version 1.74
Package release 3.mga6
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Installed size 107.25 KB
Download size 46.06 KB
Official Mirror distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr
This package detects other OSes available on a system and outputs the results
in a generic machine-readable format. Support for new OSes and Linux
distributions can be added easily.


Package Version Architecture Repository
os-prober-1.74-3.mga6.x86_64.rpm 1.74 x86_64 Mageia Core
os-prober - - -


Name Value
btrfs-progs -
coreutils -
dmsetup -
grep -
kmod -
libc.so.6 -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) -
sed -
udev -
util-linux -


Name Value
os-prober == 1.74-3.mga6
os-prober(x86-32) == 1.74-3.mga6


Type URL
Binary Package os-prober-1.74-3.mga6.i586.rpm
Source Package os-prober-1.74-3.mga6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable Mageia Core repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install os-prober rpm package:
    # urpmi os-prober




2017-03-01 - ngompa <ngompa> 1.74-3.mga6
+ Revision: 1088314
- Sync updated patches from openSUSE to fix mga#20359
- Upstream change entry - Michael Chang <mchang@suse.com>:
?\226?\151?\166 Fix btrfs 1.74 regression in detection btrfs, the do_unmount has to be
skipped for btrfs as it removes tmp mount point of which btrfs is making
use (bsc#1024196)
2017-02-23 - ngompa <ngompa> 1.74-2.mga6
+ Revision: 1087465
- Sync with OpenSUSE and Fedora, re-enable all patches and add more from Fedora
2017-02-06 - barjac <barjac> 1.74-1.mga6
+ Revision: 1085056
- new version 1.74
- removed (commented) patches that fail to apply
- as there are many upstream bug fixes
2016-12-24 - barjac <barjac> 1.71-12.mga6
+ Revision: 1076678
- sync more Fedora patches
+ tv <tv>
- remove useless find -delete (uneeded since switching to %autopatch/setup)
- simplify using %autosetup
2016-10-13 - barjac <barjac> 1.71-11.mga6
+ Revision: 1060661
- simplify symlink
2016-05-31 - tv <tv> 1.71-10.mga6
+ Revision: 1019531
- submit to core/release (mga#18538)
2016-05-30 - tv <tv> 1.71-9.mga6
+ Revision: 1019398
- readd the FC patches that were wrongly removed and that greatly improve speed
so that it passes under 10mn (mga#16010, mga#18538, rhbz#875356)
2016-05-24 - barjac <barjac> 1.71-8.mga6
+ Revision: 1018160
- submit to core
2016-05-20 - barjac <barjac> 1.71-7.mga6
+ Revision: 1017254
- sync patches with OpenSuSE to fix Mga#18469
- Drop all Fedora patches
- Fix Mga#14467 broken by dropped patch at rev 1006385
- Added new Requires/Recommends for OpenSuSE patches
- Drop patch for Mga#16803 and add scriptlet in spec to do the same job
- Use %make_build and %autopatch
2016-05-02 - barjac <barjac> 1.71-6.mga6
+ Revision: 1008727
- add 60ufs-test for bsd detection
- make 91bsd executable
- update 91bsd to work wuth 60ufs-test
- remove more patch backups that were being skipped
- Thanks to Elmar Stellnberger for the BSD detection scripts

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