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

ram - ram disk device

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


/dev/ram

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

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