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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants

> According to Alan Cox:
> > Given a file handle 'X' how do I find out what ioctl groups I should
> > apply to it.
>
> Wouldn't it be better just to *try* ioctls and see which ones work and
> which ones don't?

You can do this with the tty layer. Just open /dev/tty and try tioclinux.
On my serial console it fails and when I run the exact same program works
on my VT. It is the only way to see if these ioctl calls work. No other
way to see if your on a serial console or a VT.

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