NAME | DESCRIPTION | FILES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

TTYS(4)                   Linux Programmer's Manual                  TTYS(4)

NAME         top

       ttyS - serial terminal lines

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       /dev/ttyS[0-3]

SEE ALSO         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                            1992-12-19                          TTYS(4)