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.\" Copyright 2008 Hayden A. James (
.\" May be distributed under the GNU General Public License
.TH IPCMK "1" "September 2011" "util-linux" "User Commands"
ipcmk \- create various ipc resources
.B ipcmk
<resource options>
[additional options]
.B ipcmk
allows you to create shared memory segments, message queues or semaphore arrays.
Resources may be specified as follows:
\fB\-M\fR, \fB\-\-shmem\fR [\fIsize\fR]
Shared memory segment of
.I size
\fB\-S\fR, \fB\-\-semaphore\fR [\fInumber\fR]
Semaphore array with
.I number
of elements.
\fB\-Q\fR, \fB\-\-queue\fR
Message queue.
\fB\-p\fR, \fB\-\-mode\fR [\fImode\fR]
Permission for the resource. Default is 0644.
\fB\-h\fR, \fB\-\-help\fR
Display a short help message and exit.
\fB\-V\fR, \fB\-\-version\fR
Output version information and exit.
.BR ipcrm (1),
.BR ipcs (1)
Hayden A. James
The ipcmk command is part of the util-linux package and is available from
.UR ftp://\\:/pub\:/linux\:/utils\:/util-linux/
Linux Kernel Archive
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