[CentOS] Curious fdisk report on large disk

Wed Apr 27 15:37:34 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
> Robert Nichols wrote:
>> On 04/27/2011 07:26 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>> Thanks very much for that;
>>> /proc/partitions does indeed seem to contain correct information,
>>> so all will not be lost if there is a power outage tomorrow:
>> It most certainly _will_ be lost.  The "files" you see in /proc are just
>> windows into various kernel data structures.  The /proc file system does
>> not exist anywhere on disk.
>> Make a paper copy of those numbers, and don't lose it.  You will need to
> by posting the numbers to this list, the OP has effectively made the
> safest possible backup ;-)

He's, ummm, cloud sourced it? <g>