4. Special files (usually found in /dev)

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Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (4)
Updated: 1992-11-21
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NAME

ram - ram disk device  

DESCRIPTION

The ram device is a block device to access the ram disk in raw mode.

It is typically created by:

mknod -m 660 /dev/ram b 1 1
chown root:disk /dev/ram

 

FILES

/dev/ram  

SEE ALSO

chown(1), mknod(1), mount(8)  

COLOPHON

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