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Old 01-11-2013
Can I change the partition type with fdisk without disrupting data?

Hello,
I have been going through our environment and I see we have a few servers with LVM's setup and the file system type is still set to "83" within fdisk. If I change this to "8e", will it hurt the data or cause any loss? I need to know for sure before I make the change.
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Old 01-12-2013
If it is working OK as is, I would leave the partition type number alone.

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