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GETDISKBYNAME(3)       FreeBSD 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
     disktab(5), disklabel(8)

HISTORY
     The getdiskbyname() function appeared in 4.3BSD.

FreeBSD	Ports 11.2		 June 4, 1993		    FreeBSD Ports 11.2

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