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

Bear Giles bgiles at coyotesong.com
Fri Nov 8 09:07:53 MST 2013

Thanks. Hopefully I was able to recreate the partition table correctly. The
#sectors looks right but I don't know if they've been offset.

On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 7:22 AM, Orion Poplawski <orion at cora.nwra.com> wrote:

> 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 ?
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