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GETRAWPARTITION(3)         Library Functions Manual         GETRAWPARTITION(3)

NAME
     getrawpartition -- get the system ``raw'' partition

LIBRARY
     System Utilities Library (libutil, -lutil)

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

     int
     getrawpartition(void);

DESCRIPTION
     getrawpartition() returns the partition number ( `a' == 0, `b' == 1, ...)
     of the ``raw'' partition of the system's disks, or -1 in case of an
     error, setting the global errno variable.  The possible values for errno
     are the same as in sysctl(3).  The ``raw'' partition is defined as the
     partition which provides access to the entire disk, regardless of the
     disk's partition map.

SEE ALSO
     getmaxpartitions(3), sysctl(3)

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

NetBSD 6.1.5                      May 4, 2010                     NetBSD 6.1.5