How do I delete a GPT partition label from a disk?

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Issue

  • How do I delete a GPT partition label from a disk?
  • I have erased the first 34 sectors (17 bytes) of my GPT disk but still a GPT partition is detected, why is this?
  • A disk being reused is showing up with partitions that I didn't create.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6
  • Device with GPT partition table

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