Dear Linux distributions, don't nag about a setting / 2023-02-03

2023-02-03 Dear Linux distributions, don't nag about a setting
I noticed lots of kernel modules for filesystem support were loaded after running update-grub. This was caused by running os-prober which searches for possible operating system installations on all partitions of the system.

On virtual and physical machines that only run linux and will never run anything else unless I am really changing something this only takes time and uses resources, so I searched for how to disable this. So now there is a line in /etc/default/grub:
# don't look high and low for other operating systems
But now update-grub thinks it is necessary to warn me every time...
# update-grub
Generating grub configuration file ...
Warning: os-prober will not be executed to detect other bootable partitions.
Systems on them will not be added to the GRUB boot configuration.
Check GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER documentation entry.
I know it will not be executed, I added it on purpose. It's not very likely I added GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER=true by accident not knowing what I was doing. Stop nagging me about it. If I didn't know what I was doing on a computer I wouldn't be configuring linux distributions.

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