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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).

-h,  --help

Display help text and exit.

-V,  --version

Print version and exit.

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/util-linux/util-linux/issues.

Availability

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

Info

2024-04-24 util-linux 2.40.1 System Administration