Sunday, May 29, 2011

Boot Info Script

Boot_info_script is a bash script which searches all hard drives attached to the computer for information related to booting. Its primary use is for troubleshooting booting problems.
Download from : http://sourceforge.net/projects/bootinfoscript .
Extract the zip file to a directory of your choice.
unzip boot_info_script060.zip
Archive: boot_info_script060.zip
inflating: CHANGELOG
inflating: boot_info_script.sh

Or use file-roller in Gnome...

Then as root :
bash ./boot_info_script.sh
boot_info_script version: 0.60 [17 May 2011]

Identifying MBRs...
Computing Partition Table of /dev/sda...
Searching sda1 for information...
Searching sda2 for information...
Searching sda3 for information...

Finished. The results are in the file "RESULTS.txt"
located in "/home/eric/Downloads/".

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