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Serial terminal lines.

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1992-12-19
TTYS(4)                             Linux Programmer's Manual                             TTYS(4)

NAME

ttyS - serial terminal lines

DESCRIPTION

ttyS[0-3] are character devices for the serial terminal lines. They are typically created by: mknod -m 660 /dev/ttyS0 c 4 64 # base address 0x3f8 mknod -m 660 /dev/ttyS1 c 4 65 # base address 0x2f8 mknod -m 660 /dev/ttyS2 c 4 66 # base address 0x3e8 mknod -m 660 /dev/ttyS3 c 4 67 # base address 0x2e8 chown root:tty /dev/ttyS[0-3]

FILES

/dev/ttyS[0-3]

SEE ALSO

chown(1), mknod(1), tty(4), agetty(8), mingetty(8), setserial(8)

COLOPHON

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Linux 1992-12-19 TTYS(4)
This manual Reference Other manuals
ttyS(4) referred by console(4) | console_ioctl(4) | ldattach(8) | mouse(4) | setserial(8) | tty(4) | vcs(4)
refer to agetty(8) | chown(1) | mingetty(8) | mknod(1) | setserial(8) | tty(4)