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DELPART

Section: System Administration (8)

Updated: January 2007

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NAME

delpart - simple wrapper around the "del partition" ioctl

SYNOPSIS

delpart device partition

DESCRIPTION

delpart is a program that asks the Linux kernel to remove a partition.

This command doesn't manipulate partitions on a hard drive.

OPTIONS

device
Specify the disk device.:
partition
Specify the partition number.:

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 ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.


Index

NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

SEE ALSO

AVAILABILITY