[CentOS] Curious fdisk report on large disk

Thu Apr 28 00:08:19 UTC 2011
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

Robert Nichols wrote:

>> sfdisk has "dump" mode, and it can also import old dump to new disk.
> That dump mode doesn't help if the partition table is currently munged,
> and sfdisk is extraordinarily unforgiving of the tiniest mistake in
> human-generated input.

But it seems I could generate correct input for sfdisk
from the entries in /proc/partitions ?

But I notice "man sfdisk" has a warning against use with large partitions,
which it defines as > 8GB.
Hopefully this no longer applies?