Section (8) delpart


Linux manual pages Section 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_zsingle_quotesz_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/.


  delpart.8 -- man page for delpart
Copyright 2007 Karel Zak <kzakredhat.com>
Copyright 2007 Red Hat, Inc.
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