Voici un très bon script qui collecte toutes les informations relatives au boot du système linux sur toutes les partitions du disque. Ce script peut-être téléchargé ici : https ://sourceforge.net/projects/bootinfoscript/.

Je vous conseille ensuite de l’installer dans /usr/local/sbin car c’est un script qui ne fait pas partie des packages de la distribution (d’où le local) et qui traite d’administration du système (d’où le sbin). Si vous voulez en savoir plus sur le bon emplacement des exécutables dans linux, allez donc voir cet excellent post https ://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/8656/usr-bin-vs-usr-local-bin-on-linux.

En bonus, voici le fichier README au format man page, que vous pouvez installer sous le nom bootinfoscript.8 dans /usr/local/share/man/man8 (créer le dossier s’il n’existe pas).

.TH "Boot Info Script" 8 "April 1, 2012" "version 0.61"

bootinfoscript \- searches for boot informations

Run the script as sudoer (assume it is installed in /usr/local/sbin for instance) :

    sudo bootinfoscript 

or if your operating system does not use sudo :

    su -

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.

.BI Features :

* Look at each MBR and identify its boot loader :
    - For GRUB and SuperGRUB : display the controlling partition.
    - If the MBR is unknown, display the whole MBR.

* Look at all partitions :
    - Determine their type.
    - Identify their boot sectors.
        ° For GRUB : display the controlling partition and the offset of the
                    stage2 file as recorded in the boot sector.
        ° For Syslinux : display the full version name, check if internal
                        checksum matches, display installation directory,
                        display offset of the ldlinux.sys file.
        ° For NTFS and FAT : examine the Boot Parameter Block for errors.
    - Identify the operating system installed on that partition.
    - List boot programs.
    - Display the partition table.
    - Display the output of "blkid".
    - Look in "/" and "NST" for bootpart codes and display the offset and boot
      drive, it is trying to chainload.
    - Look on "/" and "/NST" for stage1 files and display the offset and boot
      drive of the stage 2 files it is trying to chainload.
    - Display boot configuration files.
    - Is able to search LVM partitions if the LVM2 package is installed
      ("apt-get install lvm2" in debian based distros).
    - Is able to search Linux Software RAID partitions (MD RAIDs) if the "mdadm"
      package is installed.
    - If dmraid is installed, search all RAID drives, detected by dmraid.

When running the script, without specifying an output file, all the output is written to the file "RESULTS.txt" in the same folder as the script.

But when run from /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, or another system folder, the file "RESULTS.txt" is written to the home directory of the user.

When the file "RESULTS.txt" already exists, the results will be written to "RESULTS1.txt". If "RESULTS1.txt" exists, the results will be written to "RESULTS2.txt", ...

To get version number, release date, last git commit and git retrieval date of this script, use (no root rights needed) :

    ./bootinfoscript -v
    ./bootinfoscript -V
    ./bootinfoscript --version

To get this help text, use (no root rights needed) :

    ./bootinfoscript -h
    ./bootinfoscript -help
    ./bootinfoscript --help

To automatically gzip a copy of the output file, use (root rights needed) :

    ./bootinfoscript -g 
    ./bootinfoscript --gzip 

To write the output to stdout instead of a file, use (root rights needed) :

    ./bootinfoscript --stdout

The last development version of Boot Info Script can be downloaded, with :
    (no root rights needed)

    ./bootinfoscript --update 

If no filename is specified, the file will be saved in the home dir as "bootinfoscript_YYYY-MM-DD_hh :mm :ss".

If multiple versions of Boot Info Script are detected in the same directory, Boot Info Script will list all versions found.

In that case you need to force Boot Info Script to run a certain version, by adding "--this" as first argument (root rights needed) :

    ./bootinfoscript --this 

http ://bootinfoscript.sourceforge.net/

No known bugs

Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld with help from caljohnsmith

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