resizepart man page

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 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)

Availability

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

Info

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