MKNOD(1) FSF MKNOD(1)NAMEmknod - make block or character special files
SYNOPSISmknod [OPTION]... NAME TYPE [MAJOR MINOR]
Create the special file NAME of the given TYPE.
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 <email@example.com>.
The full documentation for mknod is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and mknod programs are properly installed at your site, the
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU fileutils 4.0 November 1998 MKNOD(1)