character device

character device

A peripheral device that transfers data one byte at a time, such as a parallel or serial port. Contrast with block device.
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The novel relies heavily on the character device of the double--the dissolute, despairing lawyer Sydney Carton is found to bear a remarkable physical resemblance to Charles Darnay, the French nobleman who has fled the consuming flames of the Revolution to take up tutoring in French to support himself.
Pulver stressed that she only agreed to take her clothes off in 'Sherlock' because it was a character device and not "nudity for nudity's sake.
Some of the narrative strategies for raising consciousness she identifies, like the multiple character device to represent different predicaments (as in E.
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4 kernel, RAW Device plugin enabling backup of character devices and block devices, handling of Japanese file names, and support of a variety of Linux distributions such as Red Hat, Turbolinux, Miracle Linux, Caldera, VA Linux, and Vine.