MirOS Manual: getdiskbyname(3)

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

NAME

     getdiskbyname - get generic disk description by its name

SYNOPSIS

     #include <sys/types.h>
     #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.

MirOS BSD #10-current            June 4, 1993                                1

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