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    force BIOS to reread drive info


    I am changing hard drive size by creating DCO area, but the new size is only displayed correctly after reboot. How can I force Linux to reread drive info without reboot?

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    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Here. There. Anywhere.
    (no expert, but)...if you are talking about a different partition or hard drive altogether, perhaps unmounting and remounting would work?
    I don't even know what DCO is, so you probably know more than I do anyways... (in fact, could you tell me what DCO is?)

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    I was interested too, so I googled it! It appears (to me) to be some sort of locked and/or hidden partition or tool. I didn't read a whole lot.

    If the "new size is only displayed correctly after reboot" then what is the problem? don't you want it to be correct after rebooting?
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