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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 3.55 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)
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