MKNOD


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Updated: June 2002
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NAME

mknod - make block or character special files  

SYNOPSIS

mknod [OPTION]... NAME TYPE [MAJOR MINOR]  

DESCRIPTION

Create the special file NAME of the given TYPE.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-m, --mode=MODE
set permission mode (as in chmod), not a=rw - umask
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

MAJOR MINOR are forbidden for TYPE p, mandatory otherwise. TYPE may be:

b
create a block (buffered) special file
c, u
create a character (unbuffered) special file
p
create a FIFO
 

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-fileutils@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for mknod is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and mknod programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info mknod

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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