Hands on Project Ch. 5.docx - 2 What device does ls l\/dev\/tty6 represent Is this a block or character device file Why What are the major minor numbers

Hands on Project Ch. 5.docx - 2 What device does ls...

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2) What device does ls –l /dev/tty6 represent? Is this a block or character device file? Why? What are the major & minor numbers for this file? A: The command represents a teletype. This is a block device because it refers to the particular files in (/ dev). The major number of the file is 4 and the minor file is 1.
7) What is similar about these device files? Is the major number different for each file? Is the minor number different for each file? A: The similarity between all the device files is that all the major numbers are the same. Yes all the minor numbers are different for each file, but the major numbers remain the same.
9) Which devices and major numbers are present on your system? What character devices have a major number of 4?A: The devices represented in my system are: mem, /dev/vc/0, tty, /dev/tty, /dev/ptmx, vcs and miscThere are 3 character devices that have a major number of 4.
3) BtrFS , developed by Oracle and contains similar features found in ReiserFS. It stants for B-

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