bootinfoscript(8) tool for debugging bootloader problems


bootinfoscript [options]


bootinfoscript inspects your boot environment, that is your partitions and your boot loader. It produces a report which is easy to read and easy to send to someone else who might be able to help you if you can't fix the problem yourself.



Show version and exit.


Show help text and exit.

-g or --gzip

Gzip report file after creation. The plain text file will be kept, too.


Force bootinfoscript to run, even if you have another copy of bootinfoscript in your local directory.


This man page was written by Christian Hofstaedtler.