ram man page

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)

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Referenced By

initrd(4).

1992-11-21 Linux Linux Programmer's Manual