Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/devices.txt')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/devices.txt b/Documentation/devices.txt
index 0038318..47a154f 100644
@@ -98,7 +98,8 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
8 = /dev/random Nondeterministic random number gen.
9 = /dev/urandom Faster, less secure random number gen.
10 = /dev/aio Asynchronous I/O notification interface
- 11 = /dev/kmsg Writes to this come out as printk's
+ 11 = /dev/kmsg Writes to this come out as printk's, reads
+ export the buffered printk records.
12 = /dev/oldmem Used by crashdump kernels to access
the memory of the kernel that crashed.
@@ -846,13 +847,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
31 = /dev/tap15 16th Ethertap device
- 36 block MCA ESDI hard disk
- 0 = /dev/eda First ESDI disk whole disk
- 64 = /dev/edb Second ESDI disk whole disk
- Partitions are handled in the same way as IDE disks
- (see major number 3).
+ 36 block OBSOLETE (was MCA ESDI hard disk)
37 char IDE tape
0 = /dev/ht0 First IDE tape