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How to Recreate a Damaged GPT Partition Information from Another Identical Block Volume. (Doc ID 2752357.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A GPT format disk / Block Volume has bad GPT information such as changed partition sizes or wrong partitions have been created.

Another disk / Block Volume with the correct GPT settings/partitions is available and is attached to the same system / instance.

The following process describes how to backup the good GPT settings from the similar block volume and use them to recover the damaged GPT configuration in the damaged block volume.


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