addpart - Man Page

tell the kernel about the existence of a partition

Examples (TL;DR)

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)

Reporting Bugs

For bug reports, use the issue tracker at https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/issues.

Availability

The addpart command is part of the util-linux package which can be downloaded from Linux Kernel Archive.

Referenced By

delpart(8), partx(8), resizepart(8).

2021-06-02 util-linux 2.37.2 System Administration