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Fill up disk space (for testing)

Terminal - Fill up disk space (for testing)
tail $0 >> $0
2009-12-07 12:33:41
User: yooreck
Functions: tail
Fill up disk space (for testing)

Put into some file. No special purpouse, just for fun...


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
dd if=/dev/zero of=/fs/to/fill/dummy00 bs=8192 count=$(df --block-size=8192 / | awk 'NR!=1 {print $4-100}')
2009-12-03 15:20:18
User: arcege
Functions: awk dd df
Tags: dd df

For disk space constraint testing. Leaves a little space available for creating temp files, etc. Easily free up the used disk space again by deleting the dummy00 file. Can tailor the testing by building smaller 'blocks' to suit the needs of the testing.

WARNING: do not do this to the '/' (root) filesystem unless you know what you are doing... on some systems it could crash the OS.

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yes > a

^ Fills up disk space, same as original, fewer characters.



Comment by brie 302 weeks ago

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