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kpartx - Unix, Linux Command

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NAME

kpartx - Create device maps from partition tables

SYNOPSIS

kpartx [-a | -d | -l] [-v] wholedisk

DESCRIPTION

This tool, derived from util-linux’ partx, reads partition tables on specified device and create device maps over partitions segments detected. It is called from hotplug upon device maps creation and deletion.

OPTIONS

TagDescription
-a Add partition mappings
-d Delete partition mappings
-l List partition mappings that would be added -a
-p set device name-partition number delimiter
-v Operate verbosely

SEE ALSO

This man page was assembled By Patrick Caulfield for the Debian project. From documentation provided by the multipath author Christophe Varoqui, <christophe.varoqui@free.fr> and others.


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