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DELPART(8) - Linux manual page online | Administration and privileged commands

Tell the kernel to forget about a partition.

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January 2015
DELPART(8) System Administration DELPART(8)

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 https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.
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delpart(8) referred by addpart(8) | partx(8) | resizepart(8)
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