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Hi all!

As this seems to be the place to ask these questions I come out guns blazing ;)

So for various reasons I need to make a backup of my boot table, and just to make sure I´m not completely off the rocker can someone please help me check the numbers?
Sorry if this already is covered in other treads...

GPT+Protective MBR
Backup:
dd if=/dev/disk of=File bs=512 count=34
Restore:
dd if=File of=/dev/disk bs=512 count=34

GPT only:
Backup:
dd if=/dev/disk of=File bs=512 skip=1 count=33 (so this is GPT without Protective MBR)
Restore:
dd if=File of=/dev/disk bs=512 skip=1 count=33 (so in my head its the same)

GPT + TrueCrypt BootLoader:
Backup:
dd if=/dev/disk of=File bs=512 skip=1 count=63
Restore:
dd if=File of=/dev/disk bs=512 skip=1 count=63

TrueCrypt boot loader only:
Backup:
dd if=/dev/disk of=File bs=512 skip=32 count=32
Restore:
dd if=File of=/dev/disk bs=512 skip=32 count=32

And the ever trusted MBR:
Backup:
dd if=/dev/disk of=File bs=512 count=1
Restore:
dd if=file of=/dev/disk


Thanks in advance for the patience





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