Solaris Transition Guide

/dev Directory

The /dev directory has changed from a flat directory to a hierarchical one. Table 9-6 describes the subdirectories that have been added.

Table 9-6 Additions to the /dev Directory




Contains block disk devices 


Contains raw disk devices 


Contains pseudo terminal (pty) slave devices


Contains raw tape devices 


Contains entry points for the STREAMS Administrative Driver 


Contains terminal devices