Section (4) ram


Linux manual pages Section 4  

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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  Copyright (c) 1993 Michael Haardt (michaelmoria.de),
    Fri Apr  2 11:32:09 MET DST 1993

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