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mknod - Unix, Linux Command
NAMEmknod - make block or character special files
SYNOPSISmknod [OPTION]... NAME TYPE [MAJOR MINOR]
Create the special file NAME of the given TYPE.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
|set permission mode (as in chmod), not a=rw - umask|
|set security context (quoted string)|
|--help||display this help and exit|
|output version information and exit|
|Both MAJOR and MINOR must be specified when TYPE is b, c, or u, and they must be omitted when TYPE is p. If MAJOR or MINOR begins with 0x or 0X, it is interpreted as hexadecimal; otherwise, if it begins with 0, as octal; otherwise, as decimal. TYPE may be:|
|b||create a block (buffered) special file|
|c, u||create a character (unbuffered) special file|
|p||create a FIFO|
AUTHORWritten by David MacKenzie.
REPORTING BUGSReport bugs to <email@example.com>.
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.