Solaris Transition Guide

Physical Names

Physical names are stored in /devices. They describe the hardware, and vary with the platform and configuration. For example:


Physical names can be used to identify which piece of hardware is in use. For example, xdc@6d,ee80 refers to the disk controller at address 0xee80 in VME A16, D32 space. See the vme(4) and driver.conf(4) man pages.