DELPARTSection: System Administration (8)
Updated: January 2015
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NAMEdelpart - tell the kernel to forget about a partition
SYNOPSISdelpart device partition
DESCRIPTIONdelpart 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 ALSOaddpart(8), fdisk(8), parted(8), partprobe(8), partx(8)
AVAILABILITYThe 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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