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



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

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

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 3.05 of the Linux man-pages project.  A
       description of the project, and information about reporting  bugs,  can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



Linux                             1992-11-21                            RAM(4)