Disc upgrade - how to reread partition table?

Kuba Ober kuba at mareimbrium.org
Tue Nov 27 08:36:30 CST 2007

On Wednesday 14 November 2007, Krishnaprasad_K at dell.com wrote:
> What abt rescanning the SCSI controller? In Redhat servers ,we can
> perform SCSI controller rescan using
> echo "scsi scsi-scan-devices" > /proc/scsi/scsi

That scans for new devices. It will incidentally re-read a partition table, 
but the device has to be (soft) removed from the scsi subsystem. Just as if 
you removed a USB drive and reconnected it.

partprobe is the way to go!

Cheers, Kuba

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