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Linux kernel and C library user-space interface documentation

NAME

ram - ram disk device

DESCRIPTION

The ram device is a block device to access the ram disk in raw mode.
It is typically created by:
mknod -m 660 /dev/ram b 1 1 chown root:disk /dev/ram

FILES

/dev/ram

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 5.00 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

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