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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

raw

Synopsis

                  raw [options] [rawnode [blockdevice]]

System administration command. Bind a raw character device to a block device, or query current raw device bindings. The rawnode should be a device in /dev/raw. The blockdevice may be specified by filename or by its major and minor device numbers.

Options

-a

Print information on all raw device bindings. Used with option -q.

-h

Print usage information, then exit.

-q

Print information on binding of the specified rawnode, or all raw nodes if accompanied with the -a option.

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