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Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (4)

Updated: 2007-11-24

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NAME

full - always full device

CONFIGURATION

If your system does not have /dev/full created already, it can be created with the following commands:

DESCRIPTION

File /dev/full has major device number 1 and minor device number 7.

Writes to the /dev/full device will fail with an ENOSPC error. This can be used to test how a program handles disk-full errors.

Reads from the /dev/full device will return \0 characters.

Seeks on /dev/full will always succeed.

FILES

/dev/full

SEE ALSO

mknod?(1), null?(4), zero?(4)

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NAME

CONFIGURATION

DESCRIPTION

FILES

SEE ALSO

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