Provided by: util-linux_2.27.1-6ubuntu2_i386 bug

NAME

       addpart - tell the kernel about the existence of a partition

SYNOPSIS

       addpart device partition start length

DESCRIPTION

       addpart  tells  the  Linux  kernel about the existence of the specified
       partition.  The command is a simple wrapper around the "add  partition"
       ioctl.

       This command doesn't manipulate partitions on a block device.

PARAMETERS

       device The disk device.

       partition
              The partition number.

       start  The beginning of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).

       length The length of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).

SEE ALSO

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

AVAILABILITY

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