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 with partitions on 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-ng package and is avail- able from

11 Jan 2007 DELPART(8)