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A python module to manipulate and create MBRs.

Project description

PyMBR is a simple module that allows the user to parse, manipulate or create MBR/Bootsectors easily.

  • Parse full MBR dump
  • Parse parts of the MBR such as the partition table.
  • Change the bootcode or the artition table values.
  • Compose the changes made into a a new MBR binary string.


python install


pip install pymbr

Sample usage - Creating a simple MBR

import pymbr
mbr = pymbr.MBR()
mbr.bootcode = pymbr.Bootcode.ZOIDBERG
mbr.partitionTable = pymbr.PartitionTable.parse('\x00' * 64)
mbr.signature = 0xaa55
bin = mbr.compose()
with open('mbr.bin', 'wb') as file:


  • Add more common filesystems to the Filesystem class
  • Add common MBR bootcode to he Bootcode class
  • Add LBA to CHS converion
  • Add overlapping partition prevention
  • Tests?

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