ttytype — data base of terminal types by port
is a database that identifies the kind of terminal
that is attached to each tty port on the system.
The file contains one line per port,
and each line contains the terminal type (as a name listed in
a space, and the name of the tty device file, less the initial
For example, for an HP 2622 terminal on tty02:
This information is read by
(for remote logins) to initialize the
variable at login time (see
was developed by the University of California, Berkeley.
Some lines are identified simply as