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Re: [vox-tech] Calculating partition sizes
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Re: [vox-tech] Calculating partition sizes



On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 12:45:29PM -0700, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> There's no hda0 ^_^
> 
> -Mark
> 
> On Wed, 14 May 2003, Micah J. Cowan wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 07:51:02PM -0400, Mike Simons wrote:
> > > On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 04:32:22PM -0700, Micah J. Cowan wrote:
> > > > On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 03:49:29PM -0700, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > > > > I'm trying to calculate the exact size of each partition (so I can dd it).
> > > >
> > > > I could be wrong, but can't you just dd 'em without specifying the
> > > > size? won't e.g. /dev/hda2 EOF when it reaches the end of the 3rd
> > > > partition?
> > >
> > > Micah,
> > >
> > >   Yes, you can just dd the partition... and it will stop with EOF.
> > > However, it will stop at the last block of hda2 not at the end of hda3.
> >
> > Wouldn't hda3 be the *Fourth* partition? (what's hda0?)


{  /proc/partitions is a quick way to check on # blocks and
   to identify what partitions are defined on all drives. 
}
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