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MAKEDEV(8) System Manager's Manual (luna88k) MAKEDEV(8)

MAKEDEV
create system and device special files

MAKEDEV [
name ...
]

The shell script MAKEDEV, found in the /dev directory, is used to create various special files. See intro(4) for a more complete discussion of special files.
MAKEDEV takes any number of device names as arguments, where the names are the common abbreviation for the device or group of devices. Files are created in the current working directory.
Where a device name is followed by a star ‘*’, the star must be replaced by a unit number. If units are expected for a device but not provided, MAKEDEV will supply the standard numbers in most cases.
The luna88k supports the following devices:
Special device names
all
Creates special files for all devices on luna88k.
ramdisk
Ramdisk kernel devices.
std
Creates the ‘standard’ devices (console, klog, kmem, ksyms, mem, null, stderr, stdin, stdout, tty, zero) which are absolutely necessary for the system to function properly.
local
Creates configuration-specific devices, by invoking the shell file MAKEDEV.local.
Disks
cd*
ATAPI and SCSI CD-ROM drives, see cd(4).
rd*
“rd” pseudo-disks, see rd(4).
sd*
SCSI disks, including flopticals, see sd(4).
vnd*
“file” pseudo-disk devices, see vnd(4).
wd*
“winchester” disk drives (ST506, IDE, ESDI, RLL, ...), see wd(4).
Tapes
ch*
SCSI media changers, see ch(4).
st*
SCSI tape drives, see st(4).
Terminal ports
ttya
On-board serial console port, see sio(4).
tty[0-7][0-9a-f]
NS16x50 serial ports, see com(4).
Pseudo terminals
ptm
pty master device, see ptm(4).
pty*
Set of 62 master pseudo terminals, see pty(4).
tty*
Set of 62 slave pseudo terminals, see tty(4).
Console ports
ttyC-J*
wscons display devices, see wsdisplay(4).
wscons
Minimal wscons devices, see wscons(4).
wskbd*
wscons keyboards, see wskbd(4).
wsmux
wscons keyboard/mouse mux devices, see wsmux(4).
Pointing devices
wsmouse*
wscons mice, see wsmouse(4).
Special purpose devices
audio*
Audio devices, see audio(4).
bio
ioctl tunnel pseudo-device, see bio(4).
bpf
Berkeley Packet Filter, see bpf(4).
diskmap
Disk mapper, see diskmap(4).
fd
fd/* nodes, see fd(4).
fuse
Userland Filesystem, see fuse(4).
lcd
front panel LCD display, see lcd(4).
pcex*
PC-9801 extension board slot, see pcexmem(4).
pf*
Packet Filter, see pf(4).
pppx*
PPP Multiplexer, see pppx(4).
*random
In-kernel random data source, see random(4).
tun*
Network tunnel driver, see tun(4).
tap*
Ethernet tunnel driver, see tap(4).
uk*
Unknown SCSI devices, see uk(4).
vscsi*
Virtual SCSI controller, see vscsi(4).
switch*
Switch driver, see switch(4).
xp
HD647180 I/O processor, see xp(4).

/dev
The special file directory.

intro(4), config(8), mknod(8)
June 6, 2017 OpenBSD-current