RESIZEPART(8)               System Administration              RESIZEPART(8)

NAME         top

       resizepart - tell the kernel about the new size of a partition

SYNOPSIS         top

       resizepart device partition length

DESCRIPTION         top

       resizepart tells the Linux kernel about the new size of the specified
       partition.  The command is a simple wrapper around the "resize
       partition" ioctl.

       This command doesn't manipulate partitions on a block device.

PARAMETERS         top

       device The disk device.

              The partition number.

       length The new length of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).

SEE ALSO         top

       addpart(8), delpart(8), fdisk(8), parted(8), partprobe(8), partx(8)

AVAILABILITY         top

       The resizepart command is part of the util-linux package and is
       available from

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util-linux                      January 2015                   RESIZEPART(8)