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MKNOD(1)			 User Commands			      MKNOD(1)

NAME
       mknod - make block or character special files

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

DESCRIPTION
       Create the special file NAME of the given TYPE.

       Mandatory  arguments  to	 long  options are mandatory for short options
       too.

       -m, --mode=MODE
	      set file permission bits to MODE,	not a=rw - umask

       -Z     set the SELinux security context to default type

       --context[=CTX]
	      like -Z, or if CTX is specified then set the  SELinux  or	 SMACK
	      security context to CTX

       --help display this help	and exit

       --version
	      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:

       b      create a block (buffered)	special	file

       c, u   create a character (unbuffered) special file

       p      create a FIFO

       NOTE: your shell	may have its own version of mknod, which  usually  su-
       persedes	the version described here.  Please refer to your shell's doc-
       umentation for details about the	options	it supports.

AUTHOR
       Written by David	MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2020 Free Software	Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or	later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is	 free  software:  you  are free	to change and redistribute it.
       There is	NO WARRANTY, to	the extent permitted by	law.

SEE ALSO
       mknod(2)

       Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/mknod>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) mknod invocation'

GNU coreutils 8.32		  March	2020			      MKNOD(1)

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