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Create a file of repeated, non-zero

Terminal - Create a file of repeated, non-zero
dd if=/dev/zero bs=64K count=1 | tr "\0" "\377" > all_ones
2012-04-17 18:01:59
User: anduril462
Functions: dd tr
Create a file of repeated, non-zero

dd can be used with /dev/zero to easily create a file of all zero-bytes. Pipe that through tr and use octal conversions to change the byte values from zero to 0xff (octal 0377). You can replace 0377 with the byte of your choice. You can also use \\0 and \\377 instead of the quoted version.


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