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.

OPTIONS

-h, --help

Display help text and exit.

-V, --version

Print version and exit.

REPORTING BUGS

For bug reports, use the issue tracker at <https://github.com/util-linux/util-linux/issues>.

AVAILABILITY

The delpart command is part of the util-linux package which can be downloaded from Linux Kernel Archive <https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/>.

SEE ALSO

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

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