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

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 7
Repository CentOS x86_64
Package name os-prober
Package version 1.58
Package release 9.el7
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 95.65 KB
Download size 41.76 KB
Official Mirror mirror.centos.org
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 - - -


Name Value
/bin/sed -
/sbin/modprobe -
coreutils -
grep -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4)(64bit) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -
udev -
util-linux -


Name Value
os-prober = 1.58-9.el7
os-prober(x86-64) = 1.58-9.el7


Type URL
Binary Package os-prober-1.58-9.el7.x86_64.rpm
Source Package os-prober-1.58-9.el7.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install os-prober rpm package:

# yum install os-prober




2016-09-14 - rmarshall@redhat.com - 1.58-9
- Fix regular expression that missed a corner case when detecting
extended dos partitions.
Resolves: rhbz#1322957
2016-07-06 - rmarshall@redhat.com - 1.58-8
- Resolve some coverity concerns with how the previous patch detected
whether or not a partition was a device mapper device.
Related: rhbz#1300262
2016-07-05 - rmarshall@redhat.com - 1.58-7
- Do not resolve device mapper links when generating stanzas
for bootloader.
Resolves: rhbz#1300262
2016-05-04 - rmarshall@redhat.com - 1.58-6
- Adding handling to skip probing extended dos partitions
Resolves: rhbz#1322957
- Improve Windows detection for dual boot and support Windows 10
Resolves: rhbz#1322956
- Suppress non-blocking dmraid sector size warning message
Resolves: rhbz#1198918
2014-01-24 - Daniel Mach <dmach@redhat.com> - 1.58-5
- Mass rebuild 2014-01-24
2014-01-20 - Peter Jones <pjones@redhat.com> - 1.58-4
- Add man pages.
Resolves: rhbz#948848
2013-12-27 - Daniel Mach <dmach@redhat.com> - 1.58-3
- Mass rebuild 2013-12-27
2013-06-18 - Hedayat Vatankhah <hedayat.fwd+rpmchlog@gmail.com> - 1.58-2
- Fix a bug in EFI detection because of redirecting result output
2013-05-05 - Hedayat Vatankhah <hedayat.fwd+rpmchlog@gmail.com> - 1.58-1
- Update to upstream version 1.58, with UEFI support
2013-02-02 - Hedayat Vatankhah <hedayat.fwd+rpmchlog@gmail.com> - 1.57-2
- Fix a bug in recent btrfs patch when an extended partition is examined. 
(H.J. Lu) (bug #906847)
- Fix naming of /boot partitions according to their fstab entry (bug #893472)
- Don't generate .btrfsfix files which will be included in final rpm
- Fix wrong boot partition set by linux-boot-prober when / and /boot are
mounted (bug #906886)
- Factor out 'logger', so that it is run once and logs are piped to it (John
Reiser) (bug #875356)

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