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.TH FULL 4 2019-03-06 "Linux" "Linux Programmer's Manual"
full \- always full device
If your system does not have
.I /dev/full
created already, it
can be created with the following commands:
.in +4n
mknod \-m 666 /dev/full c 1 7
chown root:root /dev/full
The file
.I /dev/full
has major device number 1
and minor device number 7.
Writes to the
.I /dev/full
device fail with an
This can be used to test how a program handles disk-full errors.
Reads from the
.I /dev/full
device will return \e0 characters.
Seeks on
.I /dev/full
will always succeed.
.I /dev/full
.BR mknod (1),
.BR null (4),
.BR zero (4)