resizepart - Man Page

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 command 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)

Reporting Bugs

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

Availability

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

Info

2021-06-02 util-linux 2.37.2 System Administration