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partprobe [2015/07/10 12:12]
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partprobe [2015/07/10 12:34] (current)
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-  * [[fdisk]] +  * [[Filesystems]]
-  * [[gdisk]] +
-  * [[mdadm]]+
  
 ''​partprobe''​ is used to have the kernel re-scan a block device to determine the partitions. Normally taken place after making changes in ''​fdisk'',​ and a new partition is added that is beyond the current device nodes listed; fex: adding ''/​dev/​sda4''​ in ''​fdisk''​ and the highest available on the filesystem is ''/​dev/​sd3''​. ''​partprobe''​ is used to have the kernel re-scan a block device to determine the partitions. Normally taken place after making changes in ''​fdisk'',​ and a new partition is added that is beyond the current device nodes listed; fex: adding ''/​dev/​sda4''​ in ''​fdisk''​ and the highest available on the filesystem is ''/​dev/​sd3''​.