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partx is a program to tell the kernel about disk partitions. It does not change any data on the media, just the metadata in the kernel.

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Most (all?) Linux distributions incorporate this from the [util-linux] project.

(This is included for completeness, and this author is unfamiliar with this program, but it seems likely to be useful mostly if you have whole-disk images in a partition on a larger drive.)

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