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resizepart - tell the kernel about the new size of a partition

RESIZEPART(8) System Administration RESIZEPART(8)

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 https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
January 2015 util-linux