[arch-general] Kpartx should be in the repos and archiso for enabling encrypted GPT install

Neven Sajko nsajko at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 23:55:36 UTC 2019

> This is interesting, partprobe seems to be an even lighter alternative.

It seems that partprobe indeed also works for device mapper maps.
Relevant links:

* A commit to the (c)fdisk man page that suggests using kpartx or
partprobe when the BLKRRPART ioctl fails (I wonder why that was not


* Some relevant Archlinux BBS threads, one commenter there even
recommends kpartx over partprobe for some reason:


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