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MKNOD(1)			      FSF			      MKNOD(1)

       mknod - make block or character special files

       mknod [OPTION]... NAME TYPE [MAJOR MINOR]

       Create the special file NAME of the given TYPE.

       -m, --mode=MODE
	      set permission mode (as in chmod), not 0666 - umask

       --help display this help and exit

	      output version information and exit

       MAJOR  MINOR  are  forbidden for TYPE p, mandatory otherwise.  TYPE may

       b      create a block (buffered) special file

       c, u   create a character (unbuffered) special file

       p      create a FIFO

       Report bugs to <>.

       The full documentation for mknod is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the  info  and  mknod programs are properly installed at your site, the

	      info mknod

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU fileutils 4.0		 November 1998			      MKNOD(1)

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