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DEVTONAME(9) Kernel Developer's Manual DEVTONAME(9)


devtonameconverts dev_t data into a string indicating the device name


#include <sys/param.h>
#include <sys/conf.h>
const char *
devtoname(dev_t dev);


The devtoname() function returns a pointer to the name of the device passed to it. The name is whatever was set to it in make_dev(). If no name is associated with dev, a pointer to a string consisting of a “#” followed by “major/minor” as it applies to dev is returned.


The devtoname() interface first appeared in FreeBSD 4.0
September 25, 1999 Debian