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GETDISKBYNAME(3X)                                            GETDISKBYNAME(3X)



NAME
       getdiskbyname - get disk description by its name

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;disktab.h>&gt;

       struct disktab *
       getdiskbyname(name)
       char *name;

DESCRIPTION
       Getdiskbyname  takes  a  disk  name (e.g. rm03) and returns a structure
       describing its geometry information and  the  standard  disk  partition
       tables.  All information obtained from the disktab(5) file.

       <disktab.h> has the following form:

SEE ALSO
       disktab(5)

BUGS
       This  information should be obtained from the system for locally avail-
       able disks (in particular, the disk partition tables).



4th Berkeley Distribution        4 March 1983                GETDISKBYNAME(3X)