Thanks Trevor,The "-u" switch was perfect. I didn't go the dd way because I wanted to do it the official way (so to speak).Again, thx mate
I know how to do 1MB offset on whole disk where only one partition is being held.
I read that fdisk cannot be used to create partitions greater than 2GB. So I use "parted" to create my partition and use fdisk to view them once created and it has NEVER been a problem until now.
I have an infotrend RAID 6 that after I use parted and look at the RAID with "fdisk -l" it reports two partitions;