*BASH User Commands Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Server coreutils
GNU/Linux
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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 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 ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.



                                  11 Jan 2007                       DELPART(8)