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GETMAXPARTITIONS(3)        Library Functions Manual        GETMAXPARTITIONS(3)

NAME
     getmaxpartitions -- get the maximum number of partitions allowed per disk

LIBRARY
     System Utilities Library (libutil, -lutil)

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

     int
     getmaxpartitions(void);

DESCRIPTION
     getmaxpartitions() returns the number of partitions that are allowed per
     disk on the system, or -1 in case of an error, setting the global errno
     variable.  The possible values for errno are the same as in sysctl(3).

SEE ALSO
     getrawpartition(3), sysctl(3)

HISTORY
     The getmaxpartitions() function call appeared in NetBSD 1.2.

NetBSD 6.1.5                      May 4, 2010                     NetBSD 6.1.5