DELPART

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
SEE ALSO
AVAILABILITY

NAME

delpart − tell the kernel to forget about a partition

SYNOPSIS

delpart device partition

DESCRIPTION

delpart asks the Linux kernel to forget about the specified partition (a number) on the specified device. The command is a simple wrapper around the "del partition" ioctl.

This command doesn’t manipulate partitions on a block device.

SEE ALSO

addpart(8), fdisk(8), parted(8), partprobe(8), partx(8)

AVAILABILITY

The delpart command is part of the util-linux package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.


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