grub-probe [\,OPTION\/...] [\,OPTION\/]... [\,PATH|DEVICE\/]


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

-d, --device

given argument is a system device, not a path

-m, --device-map=\,FILE\/

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

-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, zero_check [default=fs]

-v, --verbose

print verbose messages.

-?, --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.


Report bugs to <[email protected]>.

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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.