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Re: recheck for new partition without reboot?

On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 06:09:15PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> I added a new partition (/dev/sda8). (Other partitions were already in
> use.)
> Is there any tool or kernel module to recognize this device without
> rebooting?

I guess cfdisk calls some ioctls to force kernel to reread the new
partition table after writing it...

Marcin Owsiany <porridge@debian.org>             http://marcin.owsiany.pl/
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