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
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
MAJOR MINOR are forbidden for TYPE p, mandatory otherwise. TYPE may
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 <email@example.com>.
Copyright (C) 2001 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
The full documentation for mknod is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and mknod programs are properly installed at your site, the
should give you access to the complete manual.
mknod (fileutils) 4.1 March 2002 MKNOD(1)
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