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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 parti‐
tion” 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 avail‐
able from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

util-linux January 2015 RESIZEPART(8)