NAME addpart - simple wrapper around the "add partition" ioctl

SYNOPSIS addpart device partition start length

DESCRIPTION addpart is a program that informs the Linux kernel of new partition.

This command doesn t manipulate with partitions on hard drive.

PARAMETERS device Specify the disk device.

partition Specify the partition number.

start Specify the begin of the partition (in bytes).

length Specify the length of the partition (in bytes).

SEE ALSO delpart(8), fdisk(8), parted(8), partprobe(8), partx(8)

11 Jan 2007 ADDPART(8)