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grub2-probe - Man Page

probe device information for GRUB


grub-probe [OPTION...] [OPTION]... [PATH|DEVICE]


Probe device information for a given path (or device, if the -d option is given).


separate items in output using ASCII NUL characters

-d,  --device

given argument is a system device, not a path

-m,  --device-map=FILE

use FILE as the device map [default=/boot/grub2/device.map]

-t,  --target=TARGET

print TARGET available targets: abstraction, arc_hints, baremetal_hints, bios_hints, compatibility_hint, cryptodisk_uuid, device, disk, drive, efi_hints, fs, fs_label, fs_uuid, gpt_parttype, hints_string, ieee1275_hints, msdos_parttype, partmap, partuuid, zero_check [default=fs]

-v,  --verbose

print verbose messages (pass twice to enable debug printing).

-?,  --help

give this help list


give a short usage message

-V,  --version

print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bug-grub@gnu.org>.

See Also


The full documentation for grub-probe is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and grub-probe programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info grub-probe

should give you access to the complete manual.


July 2024 GRUB 2.06 System Administration Utilities