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ADDPART

ADDPART

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: 11 Jan 2007
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NAME

addpart - simple wrapper around the "add partition" ioctl  

SYNOPSIS

addpart device partition start length  

DESCRIPTION

addpart is a program that informs the Linux kernel of new partition.

This command doesn't manipulate with partitions on hard drive.

 

PARAMETERS

device
Specify the disk device.
partition
Specify the partition number.
start
Specify the begin of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).
length
Specify the length of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).

 

SEE ALSO

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

AVAILABILITY

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


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
PARAMETERS
SEE ALSO
AVAILABILITY

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