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man pages section 4: Device and Network Interfaces

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019

man pages section 4: Device and Network Interfaces

Thursday, June 13, 2019

This section describes the various device and network interfaces available on the system. It includes descriptions of character and block devices, STREAMS modules, network protocols, file systems and ioctl requests for driver subsystems and classes. This section is for software engineers who write, maintain or modify device drivers.