System Administration Guide: Network Services

Line Field in the /etc/uucp/Devices File

This field contains the device name of the line (known as port) that is associated with the Devices entry. If the modem that is associated with a particular entry were attached to the /dev/cua/a device (serial port A), the name that is entered in this field would be cua/a. An optional modem control flag, M, can be used in the Line field to indicate that the device should be opened without waiting for a carrier. For example: