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Difference between /dev and devices

Please explain me the difference between /dev and devices..

Googled info is -
/dev - where logical device names stores here
devices - physical device info stores here...

Could any one explain me.. the real difference and major one
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hi

think you should read these:
Linux System Administrator's Guide - The /dev directory
http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/underst...-device-files/
Remember that in Linux, devices are treated like files and you can read and write devices like they were files.

in console type in:
whereis dev/
whereis devices/

is the output the same?
Smilie

Last edited by me.; 03-30-2012 at 08:24 AM..
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thanks me.. Smilie

really links helped me to understand the difference..
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glad I could help Smilie

linux is great, I absolutly prefer linux over windows even when something dont work and need to put some effort to make it running...

and its always so much to learn Smilie
good we have forums

Good Luck!
 

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