GETDISKBYNAME(3) BSD Programmer's Manual GETDISKBYNAME(3)
getdiskbyname - get generic disk description by its name
#include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/disklabel.h> struct disklabel * getdiskbyname(const char *name);
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.
disklabel(5), disktab(5), disklabel(8)
The getdiskbyname() function appeared in 4.3BSD. MirOS BSD #10-current June 4, 1993 1
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