Linux – Update udev after fdisk run


How to update /dev directory after creation of new partition on a disk?
I have the udev installed, it works perfectly except this. The new devices appear only on reboot.

Best Answer

  • Command partprobe from sys-block/parted also does the job well. Use is like this:

    # partprobe

    or for a particular device only (e.g. /dev/sda):

    # partprobe /dev/sda
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