select (Parted User’s Manual)

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2.4.12 select

Command: select device

Selects the device, device, for Parted to edit. The device can be a Linux hard disk device, a partition, a software RAID device or LVM logical volume.


(parted) select /dev/hdb

Select /dev/hdb (the slave device on the first ide controller on Linux) as the device to edit.