how to copy vtoc to a new disk?

Asif Iqbal vadud3 at
Wed Feb 2 02:54:22 UTC 2011

How to apply the vtoc of /dev/sda to /dev/sdb ?

On solaris I do it like this
   prtvtoc /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s2 | fmthard -s - /dev/rdsk/c0t1d0s2

I am looking at the man page of sfdisk and but not quite sure the
exact one liner

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