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NAME

ttyS - serial terminal lines

CONTENTS

Description
Files

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"

mknod(1), chown(1), getty(1), tty(4), setserial(8)


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