resizepart(8) — Linux manual page

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | PARAMETERS | SEE ALSO | REPORTING BUGS | AVAILABILITY

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.

       partition
           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)

REPORTING BUGS         top

       For bug reports, use the issue tracker at
       https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/issues.

AVAILABILITY         top

       The resizepart command is part of the util-linux package which
       can be downloaded from Linux Kernel Archive
       <https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/>. This page
       is part of the util-linux (a random collection of Linux
       utilities) project. Information about the project can be found at
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util-linux 2.37.85-637cc       2021-04-02                  RESIZEPART(8)