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BootInfoScript 0.32

Version 0.32 of the Boot Info Script was released.
A problem caused by older version of "losetup" was fixed.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-04-17

BootInfoScript 0.31

Version 0.31 of the Boot Info Script was released. A bug related to BootIT NG and EFI partition table was fixed.

Thanks to coolname007 for reporting the bug.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-04-14

BootInfoScript 0.30

Version 0.30 of the Boot Info Script was released. A bug, which caused the script to malfunction, if a partition was mounted in two different places, was fixed.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-04-10

BootInfoScript 0.29

BootInfoScript0.29 was released.

A minor bug, which was introduced in the last release and prevented some operating system to be identified, was fixed.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-03-25

BootInfoScript 0.28

BootInfoScript 0.28 was released.

The script now is able to find (and display) the file /etc/fstab on virtual disks created by Wubi.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-03-25

BootInfoScript 0.27

BootInfoScript 0.27 has been released.

For better trouble shooting, even if a GUID or BootIt partition table is displayed, the MSDos partition table is displayed in addition

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-02-22

BootInfoScript 0.26

Version 0.26 of the BootInfoScript was released. A bug which sometimes displayed a wrong "MFT not found" message was fixed.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-02-20

BootInfoScript 0.25

BootInfoScript 0.25 has been released.

The identification of the MFT of an NTFS file system has been changed, since it had generated a false alarm in some rare cases.

winload.exe was added to the list of boot files displayed.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-02-15

BootInfoScript 0.24

Version 0.24 of the boot info script was released.

The script was modified so that is able to run on Puppy Linux.

A progress report has been added which lets the user know what the script is doing at a given moment.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-02-01

BootInfoScript 0.23

Version 0.23 of the BootInfoScript has been released.

Changes:

1) The script can now handle spaces in the mount point of partitions.

2) The partition table is displayed correctly for hard drives up to size 5TB

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-01-29

BootInfoScript 0.22

BootInfoScript0.22 was released. The script was modified to circumvent a problem with the "mount" command in opensuse 11.1

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-01-25

BootInfoScript 0.21

Version 0.21 of the BootInfoScript has been released. Some minor bugs from earlier versions have been fixed.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-01-23

BootInfoScript 0.20

BootInfoScript 0.20 has been released.

New Features:

Support for GUUID and BootIt partition tables.

Physical location of grub related files is listed to help diagnosing grub error 18.

Partition table is examined for overlapping partitions.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-01-21

BootInfoScript 0.11

Version 0.11 of the BootInfoScript was released.

A bug, which prevented errors in the Boot Parameter Block of an NTFS partition to be displayed, was fixed.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-01-12

BootInfoScript 0.10

The first version of boot_info_script has been released. boot_info_script is a bash script which searches all devices attached to the computer for information related to booting. The data collected is written to the file RESULTS.txt. The script was developed to assists with solving booting problems in the Ubuntu Forums, but should be useful for anybody who has trouble booting.

Posted by Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld 2009-01-10