NAME | DESCRIPTION | FILES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

RAM(4)                    Linux Programmer's Manual                   RAM(4)

NAME         top

       ram - ram disk device

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       /dev/ram

SEE ALSO         top

       chown(1), mknod(1), mount(8)

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                            1992-11-21                           RAM(4)