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addpart(8) [centos man page]

ADDPART(8)						       System Administration							ADDPART(8)

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 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 package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/. util-linux January 2007 ADDPART(8)

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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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