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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     getrawpartition - get the system ``raw'' partition

LIBRARY    [Toc]    [Back]

     System Utilities Library (libutil, -lutil)

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <util.h>


DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     getrawpartition() returns the partition number ( `a' == 0, `b' == 1, ...)
     of the ``raw'' partition of the system's disks.  The ``raw'' partition is
     defined as the partition which provides access to the entire disk,
     regardless of the disk's partition map.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     getmaxpartitions(3), sysctl(3)

HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The getrawpartition function call appeared in NetBSD 1.2.

BSD                              May 15, 1996                              BSD
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