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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
     disktab(5), disklabel(8)

HISTORY
     The getdiskbyname() function appeared in 4.3BSD.

BSD				 June 4, 1993				   BSD

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