addpart

tell the kernel about the existence of a partition

SYNOPSIS

addpart device partition start length

DESCRIPTION

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.

PARAMETERS

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).

AVAILABILITY

The addpart command is part of the util-linux package and is available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

SEE ALSO

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

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