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FSF                                                      MKNOD(1)

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. -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 O 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying condi- tions. 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. mknod (fileutils) 4.1Last change: April 2001 1