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



NAME
       full - always full device

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.

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

       Seeks on /dev/full will always succeed.

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

               mknod(1,2) -m 666 /dev/full c 1 7
               chown(1,2) root:root /dev/full


FILES
       /dev/full

SEE ALSO
       mknod(1,2)(1), null(4), zero(4)



Linux                             1997-08-02                           FULL(4)

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