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authorJan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>2006-06-23 02:05:34 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-06-23 07:43:05 -0700
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[PATCH] Update devices.txt
Update Documentation/devices.txt with a new version from the LANANA site http://www.lanana.org/docs/device-list/devices-2.6+.txt Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@gmx.de> Cc: Torben Mathiasen <device@lanana.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/devices.txt b/Documentation/devices.txt
index b369a8c46a73..b2f593fc76ca 100644
--- a/Documentation/devices.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devices.txt
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
Maintained by Torben Mathiasen <device@lanana.org>
- Last revised: 25 January 2005
+ Last revised: 01 March 2006
This list is the Linux Device List, the official registry of allocated
device numbers and /dev directory nodes for the Linux operating
@@ -94,7 +94,6 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
9 = /dev/urandom Faster, less secure random number gen.
10 = /dev/aio Asyncronous I/O notification interface
11 = /dev/kmsg Writes to this come out as printk's
- 12 = /dev/oldmem Access to crash dump from kexec kernel
1 block RAM disk
0 = /dev/ram0 First RAM disk
1 = /dev/ram1 Second RAM disk
@@ -262,13 +261,13 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
NOTE: These devices permit both read and write access.
7 block Loopback devices
- 0 = /dev/loop0 First loopback device
- 1 = /dev/loop1 Second loopback device
+ 0 = /dev/loop0 First loop device
+ 1 = /dev/loop1 Second loop device
...
- The loopback devices are used to mount filesystems not
+ The loop devices are used to mount filesystems not
associated with block devices. The binding to the
- loopback devices is handled by mount(8) or losetup(8).
+ loop devices is handled by mount(8) or losetup(8).
8 block SCSI disk devices (0-15)
0 = /dev/sda First SCSI disk whole disk
@@ -943,7 +942,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
240 = /dev/ftlp FTL on 16th Memory Technology Device
Partitions are handled in the same way as for IDE
- disks (see major number 3) expect that the partition
+ disks (see major number 3) except that the partition
limit is 15 rather than 63 per disk (same as SCSI.)
45 char isdn4linux ISDN BRI driver
@@ -1168,7 +1167,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
The filename of the encrypted container and the passwords
are sent via ioctls (using the sdmount tool) to the master
node which then activates them via one of the
- /dev/scramdisk/x nodes for loopback mounting (all handled
+ /dev/scramdisk/x nodes for loop mounting (all handled
through the sdmount tool).
Requested by: andy@scramdisklinux.org
@@ -2538,18 +2537,32 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
0 = /dev/usb/lp0 First USB printer
...
15 = /dev/usb/lp15 16th USB printer
- 16 = /dev/usb/mouse0 First USB mouse
- ...
- 31 = /dev/usb/mouse15 16th USB mouse
- 32 = /dev/usb/ez0 First USB firmware loader
- ...
- 47 = /dev/usb/ez15 16th USB firmware loader
48 = /dev/usb/scanner0 First USB scanner
...
63 = /dev/usb/scanner15 16th USB scanner
64 = /dev/usb/rio500 Diamond Rio 500
65 = /dev/usb/usblcd USBLCD Interface (info@usblcd.de)
66 = /dev/usb/cpad0 Synaptics cPad (mouse/LCD)
+ 96 = /dev/usb/hiddev0 1st USB HID device
+ ...
+ 111 = /dev/usb/hiddev15 16th USB HID device
+ 112 = /dev/usb/auer0 1st auerswald ISDN device
+ ...
+ 127 = /dev/usb/auer15 16th auerswald ISDN device
+ 128 = /dev/usb/brlvgr0 First Braille Voyager device
+ ...
+ 131 = /dev/usb/brlvgr3 Fourth Braille Voyager device
+ 132 = /dev/usb/idmouse ID Mouse (fingerprint scanner) device
+ 133 = /dev/usb/sisusbvga1 First SiSUSB VGA device
+ ...
+ 140 = /dev/usb/sisusbvga8 Eigth SISUSB VGA device
+ 144 = /dev/usb/lcd USB LCD device
+ 160 = /dev/usb/legousbtower0 1st USB Legotower device
+ ...
+ 175 = /dev/usb/legousbtower15 16th USB Legotower device
+ 240 = /dev/usb/dabusb0 First daubusb device
+ ...
+ 243 = /dev/usb/dabusb3 Fourth dabusb device
180 block USB block devices
0 = /dev/uba First USB block device
@@ -2710,6 +2723,17 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
1 = /dev/cpu/1/msr MSRs on CPU 1
...
+202 block Xen Virtual Block Device
+ 0 = /dev/xvda First Xen VBD whole disk
+ 16 = /dev/xvdb Second Xen VBD whole disk
+ 32 = /dev/xvdc Third Xen VBD whole disk
+ ...
+ 240 = /dev/xvdp Sixteenth Xen VBD whole disk
+
+ Partitions are handled in the same way as for IDE
+ disks (see major number 3) except that the limit on
+ partitions is 15.
+
203 char CPU CPUID information
0 = /dev/cpu/0/cpuid CPUID on CPU 0
1 = /dev/cpu/1/cpuid CPUID on CPU 1
@@ -2747,11 +2771,26 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
46 = /dev/ttyCPM0 PPC CPM (SCC or SMC) - port 0
...
47 = /dev/ttyCPM5 PPC CPM (SCC or SMC) - port 5
- 50 = /dev/ttyIOC40 Altix serial card
+ 50 = /dev/ttyIOC0 Altix serial card
+ ...
+ 81 = /dev/ttyIOC31 Altix serial card
+ 82 = /dev/ttyVR0 NEC VR4100 series SIU
+ 83 = /dev/ttyVR1 NEC VR4100 series DSIU
+ 84 = /dev/ttyIOC84 Altix ioc4 serial card
+ ...
+ 115 = /dev/ttyIOC115 Altix ioc4 serial card
+ 116 = /dev/ttySIOC0 Altix ioc3 serial card
+ ...
+ 147 = /dev/ttySIOC31 Altix ioc3 serial card
+ 148 = /dev/ttyPSC0 PPC PSC - port 0
+ ...
+ 153 = /dev/ttyPSC5 PPC PSC - port 5
+ 154 = /dev/ttyAT0 ATMEL serial port 0
...
- 81 = /dev/ttyIOC431 Altix serial card
- 82 = /dev/ttyVR0 NEC VR4100 series SIU
- 83 = /dev/ttyVR1 NEC VR4100 series DSIU
+ 169 = /dev/ttyAT15 ATMEL serial port 15
+ 170 = /dev/ttyNX0 Hilscher netX serial port 0
+ ...
+ 185 = /dev/ttyNX15 Hilscher netX serial port 15
205 char Low-density serial ports (alternate device)
0 = /dev/culu0 Callout device for ttyLU0
@@ -2786,8 +2825,8 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
50 = /dev/cuioc40 Callout device for ttyIOC40
...
81 = /dev/cuioc431 Callout device for ttyIOC431
- 82 = /dev/cuvr0 Callout device for ttyVR0
- 83 = /dev/cuvr1 Callout device for ttyVR1
+ 82 = /dev/cuvr0 Callout device for ttyVR0
+ 83 = /dev/cuvr1 Callout device for ttyVR1
206 char OnStream SC-x0 tape devices
@@ -2897,7 +2936,6 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
...
196 = /dev/dvb/adapter3/video0 first video decoder of fourth card
-
216 char Bluetooth RFCOMM TTY devices
0 = /dev/rfcomm0 First Bluetooth RFCOMM TTY device
1 = /dev/rfcomm1 Second Bluetooth RFCOMM TTY device
@@ -3002,12 +3040,43 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
ioctl()'s can be used to rewind the tape regardless of
the device used to access it.
-231 char InfiniBand MAD
+231 char InfiniBand
0 = /dev/infiniband/umad0
1 = /dev/infiniband/umad1
- ...
+ ...
+ 63 = /dev/infiniband/umad63 63rd InfiniBandMad device
+ 64 = /dev/infiniband/issm0 First InfiniBand IsSM device
+ 65 = /dev/infiniband/issm1 Second InfiniBand IsSM device
+ ...
+ 127 = /dev/infiniband/issm63 63rd InfiniBand IsSM device
+ 128 = /dev/infiniband/uverbs0 First InfiniBand verbs device
+ 129 = /dev/infiniband/uverbs1 Second InfiniBand verbs device
+ ...
+ 159 = /dev/infiniband/uverbs31 31st InfiniBand verbs device
+
+232 char Biometric Devices
+ 0 = /dev/biometric/sensor0/fingerprint first fingerprint sensor on first device
+ 1 = /dev/biometric/sensor0/iris first iris sensor on first device
+ 2 = /dev/biometric/sensor0/retina first retina sensor on first device
+ 3 = /dev/biometric/sensor0/voiceprint first voiceprint sensor on first device
+ 4 = /dev/biometric/sensor0/facial first facial sensor on first device
+ 5 = /dev/biometric/sensor0/hand first hand sensor on first device
+ ...
+ 10 = /dev/biometric/sensor1/fingerprint first fingerprint sensor on second device
+ ...
+ 20 = /dev/biometric/sensor2/fingerprint first fingerprint sensor on third device
+ ...
-232-239 UNASSIGNED
+233 char PathScale InfiniPath interconnect
+ 0 = /dev/ipath Primary device for programs (any unit)
+ 1 = /dev/ipath0 Access specifically to unit 0
+ 2 = /dev/ipath1 Access specifically to unit 1
+ ...
+ 4 = /dev/ipath3 Access specifically to unit 3
+ 129 = /dev/ipath_sma Device used by Subnet Management Agent
+ 130 = /dev/ipath_diag Device used by diagnostics programs
+
+234-239 UNASSIGNED
240-254 char LOCAL/EXPERIMENTAL USE
240-254 block LOCAL/EXPERIMENTAL USE
@@ -3021,6 +3090,24 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
This major is reserved to assist the expansion to a
larger number space. No device nodes with this major
should ever be created on the filesystem.
+ (This is probaly not true anymore, but I'll leave it
+ for now /Torben)
+
+---LARGE MAJORS!!!!!---
+
+256 char Equinox SST multi-port serial boards
+ 0 = /dev/ttyEQ0 First serial port on first Equinox SST board
+ 127 = /dev/ttyEQ127 Last serial port on first Equinox SST board
+ 128 = /dev/ttyEQ128 First serial port on second Equinox SST board
+ ...
+ 1027 = /dev/ttyEQ1027 Last serial port on eighth Equinox SST board
+
+256 block Resident Flash Disk Flash Translation Layer
+ 0 = /dev/rfda First RFD FTL layer
+ 16 = /dev/rfdb Second RFD FTL layer
+ ...
+ 240 = /dev/rfdp 16th RFD FTL layer
+
**** ADDITIONAL /dev DIRECTORY ENTRIES