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Re: [dm-devel] Usage question: how to access partitions?

Dan Bar Dov wrote on Sun, 8 Oct 2006 19:01:00:
After configuring multipath access to a LU, I partitioned it with fdisk.
fdisk complained about failing to re-read the partition table,
blockdev --rereadpt failed as well.

No new devices were created for the new partitions. I guess
there are udev rules to do that, are there?

How do I get the partition to become available, what should be the
partitions device names in /dev?

man kpartx

"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

More info in
search kpartx, or see page 166 ( "p158" )

David G.M.

PS: this is a text-only repost, previous mail caught by anti-spam

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