ttyS (4) - Linux Man Pages

ttyS: serial terminal lines

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]

COLOPHON

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SEE ALSO

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