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Feature #7882

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Add /dev/full , the always-full memory device

Added by James Blachly over 5 years ago. Updated over 5 years ago.

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Closed
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
kernel
Start date:
2017-02-16
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
1.00 h
Difficulty:
Bite-size
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Description

Linux and FreeBSD implement /dev/full , an always full memory device. Reads behave like /dev/zero, but a write always returns ENOSPC. This can be used to test software behavior in out-of-space conditions. Adding this will improve compatibility.

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