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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 com‐
       mand 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).

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  available  from
       ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

util-linux                                 January 2015                             RESIZEPART(8)

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