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Old 12-11-2007, 03:08 AM   #1
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difference between tty & ttyS


Can anyone tell me the diff b/w tty and ttyS devices


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Old 12-12-2007, 12:47 PM   #2
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/dev/tty ar the loginshells on your computer (/dev/tty1-6 representing alt+F1-6)
/dev/ttyS0-n on the other hand are the seriel ports on you computer (Typically known as com 1-4 on a windows machine)

Last edited by Dinithion; 12-12-2007 at 12:47 PM. Reason: Typos


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