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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Partioning Drives Post 20865 by manderson19 on Monday 6th of May 2002 03:22:12 PM
Old 05-06-2002
does the 28gb partition have data on it? if not, then run the format utility and partition it that way. if so, back up your data using ufsdump, rebuild, then restore the data back using ufsrestore.
 

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ADDPART(8)                                                     System Administration                                                    ADDPART(8)

NAME
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). SEE ALSO
delpart(8), fdisk(8), parted(8), partprobe(8), partx(8) AVAILABILITY
The addpart command is part of the util-linux package and is available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/. util-linux January 2015 ADDPART(8)

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