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MAN page from Mandrake 10.X multipath-tools-0.4.2.7-2mdk.i586.rpm

KPARTX

Section: Linux Administrator's Manual (8)
Updated: February 2004
Index 

NAME

kpartx - Create device maps from partition tables 

SYNOPSIS

kpartx[-a | -d | -l][-v]wholedisk 

DESCRIPTION

This tool, derived from util-linux' partx, reads partitiontables 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 Caulfieldfor the Debian project. From documentation providedby the multipath author Christophe Varoqui, <christophe.varoquiAATTfree.fr> and others.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS

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