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.\" resizepart.8 --
.\" Copyright 2012 Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@redhat.com>
.\" Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
.\" May be distributed under the GNU General Public License
.TH RESIZEPART 8 "February 2012" "util-linux" "System Administration"
.SH NAME
resizepart \-
simple wrapper around the "resize partition" ioctl
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B resizepart
.I device partition length
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B resizepart
is a program that informs the Linux kernel of new partition size.
This command doesn't manipulate partitions on hard drive.
.SH PARAMETERS
.TP
.I device
Specify the disk device.
.TP
.I partition
Specify the partition number.
.TP
.I length
Specify the length of the partition (in 512-byte sectors).
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR addpart (8),
.BR delpart (8),
.BR fdisk (8),
.BR parted (8),
.BR partprobe (8),
.BR partx (8)
.SH AVAILABILITY
The resizepart command is part of the util-linux package and is available from
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
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