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addpart - Unix, Linux Command


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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

TagDescription
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



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