TTYS

NAME
DESCRIPTION
FILES
SEE ALSO

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 0x03f8
mknod -m 660 /dev/ttyS1 c 4 65 # base address 0x02f8
mknod -m 660 /dev/ttyS2 c 4 66 # base address 0x03e8
mknod -m 660 /dev/ttyS3 c 4 67 # base address 0x02e8
chown root:tty /dev/ttyS[0-3]

FILES

/dev/ttyS[0-3]

SEE ALSO

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