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Partition a new disk as all one partition tagged as "LInux LVM"

Terminal - Partition a new disk as all one partition tagged as "LInux LVM"
echo -e "n\np\n1\n\n\nt\n8e\nw" | fdisk /dev/sdX
2009-10-20 16:21:54
User: sud0er
Functions: echo fdisk
-1
Partition a new disk as all one partition tagged as "LInux LVM"

This is a bit hacky, but if you're setting up a bunch of new LUNs, it can save a bunch of time. Also check out sfdisk. The fdisk will fail if, for example, a partition table already exists.

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Terminal - Alternatives
echo "0,,L" | sfdisk /dev/sdX
2012-04-09 18:36:24
User: twobitsprite
Functions: echo
0

Creates a single primary partition starting at sector 0 and extending to the end of the disk. Use with care.

echo -e "o\nn\np\n1\n\n\nw\n" | fdisk /dev/sdX
2012-04-05 13:04:40
User: bunam
Functions: echo fdisk
Tags: Linux fdisk
-3

this work even if a partition table exist

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