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GETDISKBYNAME(3)            BSD Programmer's Manual           GETDISKBYNAME(3)

NAME
     getdiskbyname - get generic disk description by its name

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;sys/disklabel.h>&gt;

     struct disklabel *
     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 disk-
     tab(5) file.

SEE ALSO
     disklabel(5),  disktab(5),  disklabel(8)

HISTORY
     The getdiskbyname() function appeared in 4.3BSD.

4.2 Berkeley Distribution        June 4, 1993                                1