Manual page for MAKEDEV(8)
makedev, MAKEDEV - make system special files
is a shell script normally used to install
special files. It resides in the
directory, as this is the normal location
of special files. Arguments to
are usually of the form
is one of the supported devices listed
in section 4 of the manual and
is a logical unit number (0-9).
A few special arguments create assorted
collections of devices and are listed below.
devices for the system; for example,
Create those devices specific to the local site. This
request runs the shell file
Site specific commands, such as those
used to setup dialup lines as ``ttyd?''
should be included in this file.
Since all devices are created using
this shell script is useful only to the super-user.
Either self-explanatory, or generated by one of the programs
called from the script. Use
sh -x MAKEDEV
in case of trouble.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97