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GETDISKBYNAME(3)      DragonFly Library Functions Manual      GETDISKBYNAME(3)

NAME

getdiskbyname -- get generic disk description by its name

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/disklabel32.h> #include <disktab.h> struct disklabel32 * getdiskbyname(const char *name);

DESCRIPTION

The getdiskbyname() function takes a disk name (e.g. `rm03') and returns a prototype disk label describing its geometry information and the stan- dard disk partition tables. All information is obtained from the disktab(5) file.

SEE ALSO

disklabel(5), disktab(5), disklabel(8)

HISTORY

The getdiskbyname() function appeared in 4.3BSD. DragonFly 3.9 June 4, 1993 DragonFly 3.9