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GETDISKBYNAME(3)	 BSD Library Functions Manual	      GETDISKBYNAME(3)

NAME
     getdiskbyname — get generic disk description by its name

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/disklabel.h>

     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
     disktab(5) file.

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

HISTORY
     The getdiskbyname() function appeared in 4.3BSD.

BSD				 June 4, 1993				   BSD
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