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full - always full device
If your system does not have /dev/full created already, it
can be created with the following commands:
mknod -m 666 /dev/full c 1 7
chown root:root /dev/full
File /dev/full has major device number 1
and minor device number 7.
Writes to the /dev/full device will fail with an
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.
This page is part of release 3.22 of the Linux
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Time: 04:15:42 GMT, September 24, 2010