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NAME

getdiskbyname - get generic disk description by its name

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Library
Synopsis
Description
See Also
History

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS


.In 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


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