Boot Info Script 0.61 is released:
Boot Info Script 0.60 is released:
Git Version Control system is now enabled.
From now you always can get the last development version of Boot Info Script from:
Version 0.55 of the Boot Info Script was released
Added the output of "blkid [hard_drive]" for all detected hard drives.
Version 0.54 of the boot info script was released.
error messages from sfdisk are no longer displayed in RESULTS.txt
Fixed a problem which caused some hard drives not be processed.
Version and date of the Boot Info Script are now displayed in RESULTS.txt
Version and Date can be displayed via the options "-v", "-V" and "--version"
version 0.53 of the boot info script was released.
Uses "sfdisk -s", if available, to avoid a problem caused by "fdisk -s" malfunctioning in some cases.
No longer displays the physical location of boot files on ntfs/fat partitions (since the numbers computed by the current method are wrong)
Version 0.52 of the boot info script was released.
Fixed a bug which caused the wrong physical location of boot files to be displayed.
Boot files of zero length are no longer considered.
Version 0.51 of the boot info script was released. Detection for MS-DOS and Windows 9x was added.
Version 0.50 of the Boot Info Script was released.
If dmraid is installed, the script can search all hard disks managed by dmraid.
Boot files in mounted partitions are no longer displayed twice.
The code was changed, so that the script does not enter an infinite loop when accidentally run via "sh boot_info_script050.sh"
Version 0.49 of the boot info script was released.
Fixed a bug which caused the blkid information of a partition to be displayed twice in some situations.
Displays "mount" and "blkid" output into a nicer format.
Removed some of the "mount" output, which does not seem to be useful.
No longer displays the "ls: no such file dev/mapper" message.
Detects Linux OS's with a separate /etc partition..
Recognizes hard disks which are formatted as a file system (and have no partition table)
Version 0.48 of the boot info script was released.
Added the full output of "blkid -C /dev/null"
Added the output of "ls -R /dev/mapper" (unless it only contains 1 item)
Many thanks to oldfred from ubuntuforums.org for his input.
Version 0.47 of the boot info script was released.
The script no longer displays the boot files on vfat file systems twice.
Version 0.46 of the boot info script was released.
Change: A stand error message, which was inadvertently displayed in RESULTS.txt, was redirected.
Version 0,45 of the boot info script was released.
The scripts now checks whether all required programs are installed.
Fixed a bug which prevents the boot information to be displayed if non MS-Dos partition table is present, but not in use.
Fixed a bug which caused the size of md-raid partitions to be computed in blocks rather than sectors.
Results.txt now displays a warning if an extended partition links to another extended partitions. (In such a case, gparted will show the whole hard drive as unallocated and fdisk gives an "omitted empty partition" warning)
Version 0.44 of the boot info script has been released.
The script is now able to search Linux Software Raid partitions (as long as the "mdadm" package is installed).
In addition, a couple of minor bucks were fixed.
Version 0.43 of the boot_info_script has been released
Parts of the code were changed to avoid potential problems:
1) devices are mounted read only
2) Existing mount point are used as much as possible.
In addition, a misprint which prevented the Media Dell partition to be detected, was fixed.
Version 0.42 of the boot info script was released.
1) The script detects Bios Boot Partitions.
2) Due to changes in Wubi 9.10 caused by Grub 2, some of the boot files were not detected by earlier versions of the script.
3) The script is now able to search LVM partitions (as long as the "lvm2" package is installed).
Version 0.41 of the boot info script has been released. A bug, which in rare cases caused a wrong target partition for Grub2 to be displayed,was fixed.
Version 0.40 of the boot info script has been released. The information, for the case that Grub2 is installed without embedded core.img, was improved.
Version 0.39 of the boot info script was released. (Just a couple of cosmetic changes)
Version 0.38 of the boot info script has been released.
The script is now able to distinguish between Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Boot info script 0.37 was released.
A bug, which caused the script to hang if Grub 1.97 was installed in the MBR without core.img, was fixed.
Previous versions of the boot info script did not handle Grub1.97 correctly when it was installed without embedded core. Release 0.36 fixes this problem.
ghulselmans has joint the boot info script project and made the following changes to the boot info script:
2, added code to set the path for RESULTS.TXT to the home directory of the user, when run from system paths.
Changed order of MBRs (increasing in value)
Added some boot loaders and fixed some others.... read more
Version 0.33 of the boot info script has been released.
Support for Grub2 (version 1.97) has been added.
MBR detection for Truecrypt Boot Loader and Master Boot LoaDeR has been added. (Many thanks to ghuselmans)