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KPARTX

KPARTX

Section: Linux Administrator's Manual (8) Updated: July 2006
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NAME

kpartx - Create device maps from partition tables  

SYNOPSIS

kpartx [-a | -d | -l] [-v] wholedisk  

DESCRIPTION

This tool, derived from util-linux' partx, reads partition tables on specified device and create device maps over partitions segments detected. It is called from hotplug upon device maps creation and deletion.  

OPTIONS

-a
Add partition mappings
-d
Delete partition mappings
-l
List partition mappings that would be added -a
-p
set device name-partition number delimiter
-g
force GUID partition table (GPT)
-v
Operate verbosely
 

SEE ALSO

multipath(8) multipathd(8) hotplug(8)  

AUTHORS

This man page was assembled By Patrick Caulfield for the Debian project. From documentation provided by the multipath author Christophe Varoqui, <christophe.varoqui@free.fr> and others.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS

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