Boot-Repair scans system indefinitely, what can i do ?

Asked by YannUbuntu

After launching Boot-Repair, the "Scanning system" little window appears, the pulsate bar moves, but this situation remains indefinitely.

What should I do ?

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This question was originally filed as bug #1064323.

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Rob Hills (rhills) said :

Oops, should have checked the terminal output before my previous post:

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ /dev/mapper/isw_cgjfhjagba_HW_RAID_0: unrecognised disk label
/dev/sda: unrecognised disk label
/dev/sdc: unrecognised disk label

So, it appears it isn't related to /dev/fd0 at all.

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YannUbuntu (yannubuntu) said :

This is probably due to the hanging of one of the tools (parted, fdisk, os-prober, mount...) used by Boot-Repair.
Example that shows it may be due to parted:

If you meet this problem, please check possible errors in the output of the 'sudo boot-repair -d' command.

Some users reported the problem was solved after:
- disabling the floppy drive in the BIOS
- or rebooting the PC
- or fixing the filesystem ( )