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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 created with the follow‚Äź
       ing 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 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)

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 4.04 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 http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

Linux                                       2007-11-24                                    FULL(4)

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