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)

Information

Source
Linux kernel
OS/version
Linux
Source updated
December 19, 1992
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
March 5, 2018