delpart.8 -- man page for delpart Copyright 2007 Karel Zak <firstname.lastname@example.org> Copyright 2007 Red Hat, Inc. May be distributed under the GNU General Public License
NAMEdelpart - tell the kernel to forget about a partition
SYNOPSISdelpart device partition
DESCRIPTIONdelpart 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.