SunOS man pages : mknod (1)
mknod - make block or character special files
mknod [OPTION]... NAME TYPE [MAJOR MINOR]
Create the special file NAME of the given TYPE.
set permission mode (as in chmod), not a=rw - umask
display this help and exit
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
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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.
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
should give you access to the complete manual.
mknod (fileutils) 4.1Last change: April 2001 1