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util-linux
January 2015

util-linux

Miscellaneous system utilities for Linux

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.

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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