[lug] how to create big text file

Calvin Dodge caldodge at fpcc.net
Fri Jun 2 13:46:26 MDT 2000

Andrew Diederich wrote:
> I need to make a 15 meg text file.  Is there a way I can use domething like
> /dev/zero to do this?  If so, how?

dd if=/dev/zero of=zeroes bs=100000 count=150

This took less than a second on a dual Celeron 433.


Calvin Dodge
Certified Linux Bigot

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