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.Dd 2015-02-02
.Dt MKNOD 1
.Os sbase
.Sh NAME
.Nm mknod
.Nd create a special device file
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl m Ar mode
.Ar name
.Cm b Ns | Ns Cm c Ns | Ns Cm u
.Ar major
.Ar minor
.Nm
.Op Fl m Ar mode
.Ar name
.Cm p
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
creates a special file named
.Ar name .
.Pp
The following special file types are supported:
.Bl -tag -width Ds
.It Cm b
A block device.
.It Cm c | u
A character device.
.It Cm p
A named pipe.
.El
.Pp
Block and character devices are created with major number
.Ar major ,
and minor number
.Ar minor .
.Sh OPTIONS
.Bl -tag -width Ds
.It Fl m
Set the mode of the new file based on the octal value of
.Ar mode .
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr mknod 2