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Backup the partition table

Backup the partition table: Linux System Engineer: Advanced Disk Systems and System Backup
Backup the partition table: Linux System Engineer: Advanced Disk Systems and System Backup

Backing up your partition tables can be a lifesaver if they get corrupt. It also allows you to recover from a bad fdisk operation. We can back up both MBR and GPT partition tables using dd. However, GPT partition tables can be backed up using gdisk as well which is recommended.

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