resizepart (8) - Linux Man Pages

resizepart: tell the kernel about the new size of a partition

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 partition" 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).

AVAILABILITY

The resizepart command is part of the util-linux package and is available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

SEE ALSO

addpart(8), delpart(8), fdisk(8), parted(8), partprobe(8), partx(8)