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NAME

kpartx − Create device maps from partition tables

SYNOPSIS

kpartx [−a | -d | -l] [−v] wholedisk

DESCRIPTION

This tool, derived from util-linux’ partx, reads partition tables on specified device and create device maps over partitions segments detected. It is called from hotplug upon device maps creation and deletion.

OPTIONS

−a

Add partition mappings

−d

Delete partition mappings

−l

List partition mappings that would be added -a

−p

set device name-partition number delimiter

−v

Operate verbosely

SEE ALSO

multipath(8) multipathd(8) hotplug(8)

AUTHORS

This man page was assembled By Patrick Caulfield for the Debian project. From documentation provided by the multipath author Christophe Varoqui, <christophe.varoqui [AT] free.fr> and others.

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