Disc upgrade - how to reread partition table?

Glodde, Thomas Thomas.Glodde at authentidate.de
Wed Nov 14 03:51:34 CST 2007


Isnt there something like partprobe?

man partprobe - inform the OS of partition table changes

Greets
Thomas

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Macka Radek
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 10:41 AM
To: L.P.H. van Belle
Cc: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
Subject: RE: Disc upgrade - how to reread partition table?

Ouups, thanks for info, that is the one thing I was worried about :-( Windows should do the same without reboot, grrr :-)

Regards
/Radek

-----Original Message-----
From: L.P.H. van Belle [mailto:belle at bazuin.nl]
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 10:35 AM
To: Macka Radek
Subject: RE: Disc upgrade - how to reread partition table?

Hi, to reread a partition table you must reboot your server.

Louis
 

>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>Van: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
>[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] Namens Macka Radek
>Verzonden: woensdag 14 november 2007 10:14
>Aan: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
>Onderwerp: Disc upgrade - how to reread partition table?
>
>Hello guys,
>
> 
>
>               Some easy question for guru`s:
>
> I`ve received new hdd into poweredge server, succesfully enlarge the 
>RAID virtual disc BUT I do not know whether I am able (without 
>rebooting) reread partition table under Debian Etch? Is it possible 
>(and how)?
>
>sfdisk -R did not help me L it still shows the former size of disc.
>
> 
>
>Thanks for hints
>
>Kind Regards
>
>/Radek
>
>


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