intro man page
intro — introduction to special files
Section 4 of the manual describes special files (devices).
/dev/* — device files
Authors and copyright conditions
Look at the header of the manual page source for the author(s) and copyright conditions. Note that these can be different from page to page!
mknod(1), mknod(2), standards(7)
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