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man pages section 4: Device and Network Interfaces

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

blkdev(4D)

Name

blkdev - generic block device driver

Description

The blkdev module provides support services for generic block devices. See sd(4D)

Device Special Files

Disk block special file names are located in /dev/dsk. Raw file names are located in /dev/rdsk. See sd(4D).

Ioctls

See dkio(4I).

Files

Device special files for the storage device are created in the same way as those for a SCSI disk. See sd(4D) for more information.

/dev/dsk/cntndnsn

Block files for disks.

/dev/rdsk/cntndnsn

Raw files for disks.

/kernel/drv/amd64/blkdev

64-bit ELF kernel module (x86)

/kernel/drv/sparcv9/blkdev

64-bit ELF kernel module (SPARC)

Attributes

See attributes(7) for a description of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Architecture
SPARC, x86
Availability
driver/storage/blkdev

See Also

eject(1), rmformat(1), rmmount(1), sd(4D), pcfs(4FS), dkio(4I), vfstab(5), attributes(7), fdisk(8), mount(8), umount(8)