ram - Man Page

ram disk device


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



See Also

chown(1), mknod(1), mount(8)


This page is part of release 5.13 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

Referenced By


1992-11-21 Linux Programmer's Manual