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IPCMK(1)                   Linux Programmer's Manual                  IPCMK(1)



NAME
       ipcmk - create various ipc resources

SYNOPSIS
       ipcmk -h
       ipcmk [-M size] [-S nsems] [-Q] [-p mode]

DESCRIPTION
       ipcmk allows you to create shared memory segments, message queues or semaphore arrays.

OPTIONS
       Resources may be specified as follows:

       -M size
              shared memory segment of size bytes

              The  size  argument may be followed by the multiplicative suffixes KiB (=1024), MiB (=1024*1024), and so
              on for GiB, etc. (the "iB" is optional, e.g., "K" has the same meaning as  "KiB")  or  the  suffixes  KB
              (=1000), MB (=1000*1000), and so on for GB, etc.

       -S nsems
              semaphore array with nsems elements

       -Q     message queue

       Other options

       -p mode
              permission for the resource (default is 0644)

       -h     display a short help message and exit


SEE ALSO
       ipcrm(1), ipcs(1)

AUTHOR
       Hayden A. James (hayden.jamesATgmail.com)

AVAILABILITY
       The   ipcmk   command   is   part   of   the   util-linux-ng  package  and  is  available  from  ftp://ftp.ker-
       nel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.



ipcmk                            21 March 2008                        IPCMK(1)