mknod — make block or character special files
Create the special file NAME of the given TYPE.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
set file permission bits to MODE, not a=rw − umask
set the SELinux security context to default type
−Z, or if CTX
is specified then set the SELinux or SMACK security
context to CTX
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Both MAJOR and MINOR must be specified when TYPE is b, c, or u, and they must be omitted when TYPE is p. If MAJOR or MINOR begins with 0x or 0X, it is interpreted as hexadecimal; otherwise, if it begins with 0, as octal; otherwise, as decimal. TYPE may be:
create a block (buffered) special file
create a character (unbuffered) special file
create a FIFO
Your shell may have its own version of mknod, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's documentation for details about the options it supports.
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report mknod translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mknod>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mknod invocation'
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