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TTYS(4)                             Linux Programmer's Manual                             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)

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 4.04 of the Linux man-pages project.  A description of the
       project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of  this  page,  can  be
       found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

Linux                                       1992-12-19                                    TTYS(4)

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