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Ram disk device.

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1992-11-21
RAM(4) Linux Programmer's Manual RAM(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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