Manual Reference Pages  - RAM (4)

NAME

ram - ram disk device

CONTENTS

Description
Files
Colophon

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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Linux RAM (4) 1992-11-21
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