[lug] is there a way to get partition table on running system?

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Fri Nov 8 07:22:28 MST 2013

On 11/8/2013 6:32 AM, Bear Giles wrote:
> Is there a way to get a partition table on a running system? I had a
> brain fart and zeroed out the start of my HD so it (and an unknown
> portion of my /boot partition) are gone. I know I can recover from the
> latter by reinstalling the kernel package but I don't know if the
> partition table is cached.
> In the past I've remembered to cache my own copy but I forgot to do it
> when installing this system.

/proc/partitions ?

Orion Poplawski
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