How to parition a new drive before adding to RAID array in LinuxBy angsuman, Gaea News Network
Monday, December 27, 2010
Run the following command, after reading the notes below:
sfdisk -d /dev/sda | sfdisk /dev/sdb
1. This copies the parition information of sda to sdb. Be very careful with the drive letters, otherwise you might end up overriding the partition of a good drive with the partition from a new drive.
2. sda is the drive from which partition information is being copied
3. sdb is the drive to which partition information is copied