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Written by Oleksandr Gavenko (AKA gavenkoa), compiled on 2024-04-01 from rev 052223c22317.

Storage partitioning

List partitions

List partitions:

$ sfdisk -l
$ fdisk -l
$ { echo p; echo q; } | parted /dev/sda

List active/mounted partitions:

$ mount
$ df -H

Backup and restore MBR

Backup MBR:

$ dd if=/dev/hda of=boot.mbr bs=512 count=1

Restore backuped mbr:

$ sudo of=boot.mbr if=/dev/hda bs=512 count=1

Backup PC partition table:

$ sfdisk -d /dev/sda >partition.tbl

Restore PC partition table:

$ sfdisk /dev/sdb <partition.tbl

Move PC partition table from on dist to another:

$ sfdisk -d /dev/sda | sfdisk /dev/sdb

Resize partition