cvs commit: src/etc/etc.sparc64 ttys

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at
Thu Sep 11 10:44:22 PDT 2003

On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 10:24:11AM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> Jake Burkholder <jake at> writes:
> >   Log:
> >   Changed the ttyd entries to ttyu, which correspond to the device nodes
> >   created by uart(4).
> Is there a good reason for uart to use ttyu instead of ttyd?  There's
> no risk of conflict even if both uart and sio are present, thanks to
> devfs, so why not use the traditional name?

The uart(4) driver creates a device node with its minor device
number. This number is unique within a device class only.

 Marcel Moolenaar	  USPA: A-39004		 marcel at

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