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Re: config(5) break down
On Mar 20, 2010, at 9:06 AM, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 1:01 AM, Matt Thomas
> <matt%3am-software.com@localhost> wrote:
>> I'm talking about <maj, min> to device. How, as a user, do I know what
>> actual tty does /dev/ttyXX open?
> If we make tty(4) a device, we can lookup its parent by drvctl(8)
> (extend it to return dv_parent).
That is user unfriendly. The name in /dev should tell me enough to know what
I should not have to invoke another command to figure that out.
> My question is - is this the only reason why each serial driver has
> its own device entry?
It is the primary reason. And it's a good reason.
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