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NetBSD 6.1.5 - man page for md (netbsd section 4)

MD(4)				   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual 			    MD(4)

NAME
     md -- memory disk driver

SYNOPSIS
     pseudo-device md [count]

DESCRIPTION
     The md driver enables use of system or user memory as a disk.  Memory for the disk must be
     allocated within the kernel or with mdconfig(8) before the md device may be used as a disk.
     Its behaviour is configured by the kernel options MEMORY_DISK_HOOKS, MEMORY_DISK_IS_ROOT,
     MEMORY_DISK_ROOT_SIZE, MEMORY_DISK_DYNAMIC, and MEMORY_DISK_SERVER.

FILES
     /dev/md??	 block mode memory disk devices.
     /dev/rmd??  raw mode memory disk devices.

SEE ALSO
     options(4), mdconfig(8), mdsetimage(8)

BSD					February 25, 2007				      BSD


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