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Tell the kernel about the existence of a partition.

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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 com‐ mand 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 ftp://ftp.ker‐ nel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
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addpart(8) referred by delpart(8) | partx(8) | resizepart(8)
refer to delpart(8) | fdisk(8) | parted(8) | partprobe(8) | partx(8)