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GETDISKBYNAME(3) Library Functions Manual GETDISKBYNAME(3)

NAME

getdiskbynameget 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 standard 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.
June 5, 2013 OpenBSD-current