What does mknod do? What?s a named pipe?
in linux system everything includind hardware is a file. the
coomand mknod,mkfifo craetes these special files like block
files for a disk which can take multiple inputs
simultaneously or a special character file denoted by c
which can take one input at a time
names pipes(also known as fifo) are special pipes these are
used for interprocess communication. suppose you have written
ps -e |less in this example the output of the ps -e coomand
will be temporaroly moved to temporary file created by this
pipe and you will be able to see the data. but as soon as
this process ends this file will be ended. but the files
created by named pipes will not be deleted. named pipes are
created using the command mkfifo or mknod. named pipes are
|Is This Answer Correct ?||2 Yes||1 No|
interprocess command in unix be achieved by a)pipes b)messages c)semaphores d)shared memory e)all
What is the difference between a soft link and a hard link?
In this command sqlplus -s username/password what is -S and what's the use..???
What is major difference between the Historic Unix and the new BSD release of Unix System V in terms of Memory Management?
How to put a job in background & bring it to foreground?
What steps are required to perform a bare-metal recovery?
how can we create the script in crontab at mid night on sunday,satuarday,fiday 0n monyh october,november,january? please give me answer if anybody knows ? because on important purpose.
Why do inode number start from 1 and not 0 ?
What is an incremental backup?
What are the events done by the Kernel after a process is being swapped out from the main memory?
What is file constructing in UNIX/AIX ?
Am using Mac OS 10.4.11 on an Imac (PPC) Internal hard disk got named disk0s3 and will not mount. What commands can be used in TERMINAL to rename the internal hard disk to C96?