NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | PARAMETERS | SEE ALSO | REPORTING BUGS | AVAILABILITY
ADDPART(8) System Administration ADDPART(8)
addpart - tell the kernel about the existence of a partition
addpart device partition start length
addpart tells the Linux kernel about the existence of the specified partition. The command is a simple wrapper around the "add partition" ioctl. This command doesn’t manipulate partitions on a block device.
device The disk device. partition The partition number. start The beginning of the partition (in 512-byte sectors). length The length of the partition (in 512-byte sectors). -h, --help Display help text and exit. -V, --version Print version and exit.
delpart(8), fdisk(8), parted(8), partprobe(8), partx(8)
For bug reports, use the issue tracker at https://github.com/util-linux/util-linux/issues.
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Pages that refer to this page: delpart(8), partx(8), resizepart(8)