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Re: [SLE] Zero free space on a partition?
  • From: Carl William Spitzer IV <cwsiv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2005 18:11:40 -0800
  • Message-id: <1107557525.4353.20.camel@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2005-02-03 at 07:35, Sunny

> Correction (thanks Randall):
>
> dd if=/dev/zero of=tmp.tmp bs=1024 count=xxxxxxx

If I understand it correctly specifying a count larger than the
available space will do no harm as the process would automagically stop
when the real limit was reached.

Could this be used on other partitions of the nonlinux variety such as
mounted windows (16) and winblows (32) partitions?

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