partprobe(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

partprobe - inform the OS of partition table changes  

SYNOPSIS

partprobe [-d] [-s] [devices...]  

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the partprobe command.

partprobe is a program that informs the operating system kernel of partition table changes, by requesting that the operating system re-read the partition table.  

OPTIONS

This program uses short UNIX style options.
-d
Don't update the kernel.
-s
Show a summary of devices and their partitions.
-h
Show summary of options.
-v
Show version of program.
 

SEE ALSO

parted(8).  

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Timshel Knoll <timshel@debian.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).