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MKNOD(1) User Commands MKNOD(1)

mknod - manual page for mknod 1.31.1

mknod [-m MODE] NAME TYPE [MAJOR MINOR]

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Create a special file (block, character, or pipe)

-m MODE Creation mode (default a=rw)

b
Block device
c or u
Character device
p
Named pipe (MAJOR MINOR must be omitted)
April 2020 Fidelix 1.0