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ADDPART

Section: System Administration (8)

Updated: January 2007

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NAME

addpart - a simple wrapper around the "add partition" ioctl

SYNOPSIS

addpart device partition start length

DESCRIPTION

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

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

PARAMETERS

device
Specify the disk device.:
partition
Specify the partition number.:
start
Specify the beginning 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/.


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NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

PARAMETERS

SEE ALSO

AVAILABILITY