Commit 04c860c1 authored by Alan Cox's avatar Alan Cox Committed by Linus Torvalds
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LANANA: Change of management and resync



Bring the devices.txt back into some relationship with reality. Update the
documentation a bit.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAlan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent 5fba0925
LINUX ALLOCATED DEVICES (2.6+ version)
Maintained by Torben Mathiasen <device@lanana.org>
Maintained by Alan Cox <device@lanana.org>
Last revised: 29 November 2006
......@@ -67,6 +67,11 @@ up to date. Due to the number of registrations I have to maintain it
in "batch mode", so there is likely additional registrations that
haven't been listed yet.
Fourth, remember that Linux now has extensive support for dynamic allocation
of device numbering and can use sysfs and udev to handle the naming needs.
There are still some exceptions in the serial and boot device area. Before
asking for a device number make sure you actually need one.
Finally, sometimes I have to play "namespace police." Please don't be
offended. I often get submissions for /dev names that would be bound
to cause conflicts down the road. I am trying to avoid getting in a
......@@ -101,7 +106,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
0 = /dev/ram0 First RAM disk
1 = /dev/ram1 Second RAM disk
...
250 = /dev/initrd Initial RAM disk {2.6}
250 = /dev/initrd Initial RAM disk
Older kernels had /dev/ramdisk (1, 1) here.
/dev/initrd refers to a RAM disk which was preloaded
......@@ -340,7 +345,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
14 = /dev/touchscreen/ucb1x00 UCB 1x00 touchscreen
15 = /dev/touchscreen/mk712 MK712 touchscreen
128 = /dev/beep Fancy beep device
129 = /dev/modreq Kernel module load request {2.6}
129 =
130 = /dev/watchdog Watchdog timer port
131 = /dev/temperature Machine internal temperature
132 = /dev/hwtrap Hardware fault trap
......@@ -350,10 +355,10 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
139 = /dev/openprom SPARC OpenBoot PROM
140 = /dev/relay8 Berkshire Products Octal relay card
141 = /dev/relay16 Berkshire Products ISO-16 relay card
142 = /dev/msr x86 model-specific registers {2.6}
142 =
143 = /dev/pciconf PCI configuration space
144 = /dev/nvram Non-volatile configuration RAM
145 = /dev/hfmodem Soundcard shortwave modem control {2.6}
145 = /dev/hfmodem Soundcard shortwave modem control
146 = /dev/graphics Linux/SGI graphics device
147 = /dev/opengl Linux/SGI OpenGL pipe
148 = /dev/gfx Linux/SGI graphics effects device
......@@ -435,6 +440,9 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
228 = /dev/hpet HPET driver
229 = /dev/fuse Fuse (virtual filesystem in user-space)
230 = /dev/midishare MidiShare driver
231 = /dev/snapshot System memory snapshot device
232 = /dev/kvm Kernel-based virtual machine (hardware virtualization extensions)
233 = /dev/kmview View-OS A process with a view
240-254 Reserved for local use
255 Reserved for MISC_DYNAMIC_MINOR
......@@ -466,10 +474,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
The device names specified are proposed -- if there
are "standard" names for these devices, please let me know.
12 block MSCDEX CD-ROM callback support {2.6}
0 = /dev/dos_cd0 First MSCDEX CD-ROM
1 = /dev/dos_cd1 Second MSCDEX CD-ROM
...
12 block
13 char Input core
0 = /dev/input/js0 First joystick
......@@ -498,7 +503,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
2 = /dev/midi00 First MIDI port
3 = /dev/dsp Digital audio
4 = /dev/audio Sun-compatible digital audio
6 = /dev/sndstat Sound card status information {2.6}
6 =
7 = /dev/audioctl SPARC audio control device
8 = /dev/sequencer2 Sequencer -- alternate device
16 = /dev/mixer1 Second soundcard mixer control
......@@ -510,14 +515,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
34 = /dev/midi02 Third MIDI port
50 = /dev/midi03 Fourth MIDI port
14 block BIOS harddrive callback support {2.6}
0 = /dev/dos_hda First BIOS harddrive whole disk
64 = /dev/dos_hdb Second BIOS harddrive whole disk
128 = /dev/dos_hdc Third BIOS harddrive whole disk
192 = /dev/dos_hdd Fourth BIOS harddrive whole disk
Partitions are handled in the same way as IDE disks
(see major number 3).
14 block
15 char Joystick
0 = /dev/js0 First analog joystick
......@@ -535,14 +533,14 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
16 block GoldStar CD-ROM
0 = /dev/gscd GoldStar CD-ROM
17 char Chase serial card
17 char OBSOLETE (was Chase serial card)
0 = /dev/ttyH0 First Chase port
1 = /dev/ttyH1 Second Chase port
...
17 block Optics Storage CD-ROM
0 = /dev/optcd Optics Storage CD-ROM
18 char Chase serial card - alternate devices
18 char OBSOLETE (was Chase serial card - alternate devices)
0 = /dev/cuh0 Callout device for ttyH0
1 = /dev/cuh1 Callout device for ttyH1
...
......@@ -644,8 +642,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
2 = /dev/sbpcd2 Panasonic CD-ROM controller 0 unit 2
3 = /dev/sbpcd3 Panasonic CD-ROM controller 0 unit 3
26 char Quanta WinVision frame grabber {2.6}
0 = /dev/wvisfgrab Quanta WinVision frame grabber
26 char
26 block Second Matsushita (Panasonic/SoundBlaster) CD-ROM
0 = /dev/sbpcd4 Panasonic CD-ROM controller 1 unit 0
......@@ -872,7 +869,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
and "user level packet I/O." This board is also
accessible as a standard networking "eth" device.
38 block Reserved for Linux/AP+
38 block OBSOLETE (was Linux/AP+)
39 char ML-16P experimental I/O board
0 = /dev/ml16pa-a0 First card, first analog channel
......@@ -892,29 +889,16 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
50 = /dev/ml16pb-c1 Second card, second counter/timer
51 = /dev/ml16pb-c2 Second card, third counter/timer
...
39 block Reserved for Linux/AP+
39 block
40 char Matrox Meteor frame grabber {2.6}
0 = /dev/mmetfgrab Matrox Meteor frame grabber
40 char
40 block Syquest EZ135 parallel port removable drive
0 = /dev/eza Parallel EZ135 drive, whole disk
This device is obsolete and will be removed in a
future version of Linux. It has been replaced with
the parallel port IDE disk driver at major number 45.
Partitions are handled in the same way as IDE disks
(see major number 3).
40 block
41 char Yet Another Micro Monitor
0 = /dev/yamm Yet Another Micro Monitor
41 block MicroSolutions BackPack parallel port CD-ROM
0 = /dev/bpcd BackPack CD-ROM
This device is obsolete and will be removed in a
future version of Linux. It has been replaced with
the parallel port ATAPI CD-ROM driver at major number 46.
41 block
42 char Demo/sample use
......@@ -1681,13 +1665,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
disks (see major number 3) except that the limit on
partitions is 15.
93 char IBM Smart Capture Card frame grabber {2.6}
0 = /dev/iscc0 First Smart Capture Card
1 = /dev/iscc1 Second Smart Capture Card
...
128 = /dev/isccctl0 First Smart Capture Card control
129 = /dev/isccctl1 Second Smart Capture Card control
...
93 char
93 block NAND Flash Translation Layer filesystem
0 = /dev/nftla First NFTL layer
......@@ -1695,10 +1673,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
...
240 = /dev/nftlp 16th NTFL layer
94 char miroVIDEO DC10/30 capture/playback device {2.6}
0 = /dev/dcxx0 First capture card
1 = /dev/dcxx1 Second capture card
...
94 char
94 block IBM S/390 DASD block storage
0 = /dev/dasda First DASD device, major
......@@ -1791,11 +1766,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
...
15 = /dev/amiraid/ar?p15 15th partition
102 char Philips SAA5249 Teletext signal decoder {2.6}
0 = /dev/tlk0 First Teletext decoder
1 = /dev/tlk1 Second Teletext decoder
2 = /dev/tlk2 Third Teletext decoder
3 = /dev/tlk3 Fourth Teletext decoder
102 char
102 block Compressed block device
0 = /dev/cbd/a First compressed block device, whole device
......@@ -1916,10 +1887,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
DAC960 (see major number 48) except that the limit on
partitions is 15.
111 char Philips SAA7146-based audio/video card {2.6}
0 = /dev/av0 First A/V card
1 = /dev/av1 Second A/V card
...
111 char
111 block Compaq Next Generation Drive Array, eighth controller
0 = /dev/cciss/c7d0 First logical drive, whole disk
......@@ -2079,8 +2047,8 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
...
119 char VMware virtual network control
0 = /dev/vmnet0 1st virtual network
1 = /dev/vmnet1 2nd virtual network
0 = /dev/vnet0 1st virtual network
1 = /dev/vnet1 2nd virtual network
...
120-127 char LOCAL/EXPERIMENTAL USE
......@@ -2450,7 +2418,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
2 = /dev/raw/raw2 Second raw I/O device
...
163 char UNASSIGNED (was Radio Tech BIM-XXX-RS232 radio modem - see 51)
163 char
164 char Chase Research AT/PCI-Fast serial card
0 = /dev/ttyCH0 AT/PCI-Fast board 0, port 0
......@@ -2542,6 +2510,12 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
1 = /dev/clanvi1 Second cLAN adapter
...
179 block MMC block devices
0 = /dev/mmcblk0 First SD/MMC card
1 = /dev/mmcblk0p1 First partition on first MMC card
8 = /dev/mmcblk1 Second SD/MMC card
...
179 char CCube DVXChip-based PCI products
0 = /dev/dvxirq0 First DVX device
1 = /dev/dvxirq1 Second DVX device
......@@ -2560,6 +2534,9 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
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
......@@ -2810,6 +2787,16 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
...
190 = /dev/ttyUL3 Xilinx uartlite - port 3
191 = /dev/xvc0 Xen virtual console - port 0
192 = /dev/ttyPZ0 pmac_zilog - port 0
...
195 = /dev/ttyPZ3 pmac_zilog - port 3
196 = /dev/ttyTX0 TX39/49 serial port 0
...
204 = /dev/ttyTX7 TX39/49 serial port 7
205 = /dev/ttySC0 SC26xx serial port 0
206 = /dev/ttySC1 SC26xx serial port 1
207 = /dev/ttySC2 SC26xx serial port 2
208 = /dev/ttySC3 SC26xx serial port 3
205 char Low-density serial ports (alternate device)
0 = /dev/culu0 Callout device for ttyLU0
......@@ -3145,6 +3132,14 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
1 = /dev/blockrom1 Second ROM card's translation layer interface
...
259 block Block Extended Major
Used dynamically to hold additional partition minor
numbers and allow large numbers of partitions per device
259 char FPGA configuration interfaces
0 = /dev/icap0 First Xilinx internal configuration
1 = /dev/icap1 Second Xilinx internal configuration
260 char OSD (Object-based-device) SCSI Device
0 = /dev/osd0 First OSD Device
1 = /dev/osd1 Second OSD Device
......
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