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FULL(4) Linux Programmer's Manual FULL(4)

NAME

     full - always full device

CONFIGURATION

     If  your system does not have /dev/full created already, it can be cre-
     ated with the following commands:
         mknod -m 666 /dev/full c 1 7 chown root:root /dev/full

DESCRIPTION

     File /dev/full has major device number 1 and minor device number 7.
     Writes to the /dev/full device 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)

COLOPHON

     This  page  is  part of release 4.16 of the Linux man-pages project.  A
     description of the project, information about reporting bugs,  and  the
     latest     version     of     this    page,    can    be    found    at
     https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

Linux 2007-11-24 FULL(4)

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