Second severe crash in six weeks
steve at sohara.org
Fri Mar 17 21:42:55 UTC 2017
On Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:21:28 -0600 (MDT)
Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Mar 2017, Bertram Scharpf wrote:
> > On Friday, 17. Mar 2017, 13:56:54 -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> >> On Fri, 17 Mar 2017, Bertram Scharpf wrote:
> >>> On Thursday, 16. Mar 2017, 08:59:44 +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> >>>> On 15/03/2017 22:22, Bertram Scharpf wrote:
> >>> # dd if=/dev/zero of=usbstick.img bs=1M count=7552
> >> A count should not be necessary, it will stop when it runs out of
> >> input.
> > The file name is "usbstick.img" but it is still a file. The
> > count is the length of the USB stick I'm planning to dd to.
> This is still not needed. Either it will run out of file and end, or .
I suggest you try dd if=/dev/zero of=somefile bs=1M and observe
that it does not stop until the filesystem is full or you hit a hard quota
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>
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