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)

Information

Source
Linux kernel
OS/version
Linux
Source updated
November 21, 1992
Page created
February 9, 2018
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March 5, 2018