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RESIZEPART(8) - Linux manual page online | Administration and privileged commands

Tell the kernel about the new size of a partition.

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NAME

resizepart - tell the kernel about the new size of a partition

SYNOPSIS

resizepart device partition length

DESCRIPTION

resizepart tells the Linux kernel about the new size of the specified partition. The com‐ mand is a simple wrapper around the "resize partition" ioctl. This command doesn't manipulate partitions on a block device.

PARAMETERS

device The disk device. partition The partition number. length The new length of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).

SEE ALSO

addpart(8), delpart(8), fdisk(8), parted(8), partprobe(8), partx(8)

AVAILABILITY

The resizepart command is part of the util-linux package and is available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
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