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RESIZEPART


NAME
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DESCRIPTION
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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 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/util-linux/.

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