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TTYS

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (4)
Updated: 1992-12-19
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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), mingetty(8), setserial(8)


 

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