addpart - tell the kernel about the existence of a partition
addpart device partition start length
addpart tells the Linux kernel about the existence of the specified
partition. The command is a simple wrapper around the "add
This command doesn't manipulate partitions on a block device.
The addpart command is part of the util-linux package and is available from
- The disk device.
- The partition number.
- The beginning of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).
- The length of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).