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intro(4)							      intro(4)

Name
       intro - introduction to special files

Description
       Section	4  describes  the special files, related driver functions, and
       networking support available in the system.  In this part of  the  man‐
       ual,  the  Syntax  heading  of  each configurable device gives a sample
       specification for use in constructing a system description for the pro‐
       gram.   The  Diagnostics	 heading lists messages that may appear on the
       console and in the system error log file due to errors in device opera‐
       tion.

       This  section  contains	descriptions  of  both configurable devices, 4
       entries,	 and  network-related  device  information,  4n,  4p,  and  4f
       entries.	  The networking support is introduced in Software support for
       these devices comes in two forms.  A hardware device may	 be  supported
       with  a	character or block ``device driver'', or it may be used within
       the networking subsystem and have a ``network interface driver''.

       There are some devices that have fixed input/output space CSR addresses
       and  interrupt  vector  addresses.  There  are  no  address switches or
       jumpers that need to be set up by the customer or Field Service.

Files
See Also
       intro(4n), MAKEDEV(8)

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