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WARNING: fdisk GPT support is currently new, and therefore in an experimental phase. Use at your own discretion. (Doc ID 2377344.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Using fdisk to manage GPT partitions gives the following warning:

[root@hostname ~]# fdisk -l /dev/sdn
WARNING: fdisk GPT support is currently new, and therefore in an experimental phase. Use at your own discretion.

In this document we will provide more information on why we are getting this warning and what is the best way to manage GPT partitions.

Solution

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