addpart


SYNOPSIS
       addpart device partition start length

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

       This command doesn't manipulate partitions on hard drive.


PARAMETERS
       device Specify the disk device.

       partition
              Specify the partition number.

       start  Specify the begin of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).

       length Specify the length of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).


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

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



util-linux                       January 2007                       ADDPART(8)
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