svn commit: r265132 - in head: share/man/man4 sys/dev/null

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Wed Apr 30 23:56:26 UTC 2014

On 1 May 2014, at 0:18, Ian Lepore <ian at> wrote:
>>  /dev/full is similar to /dev/zero except it always returns
>>  ENOSPC when you attempt to write to it.
> For some reason this reminded me of something I've been wanting for a
> while but never get around to writing... /dev/ones, it's just
> like /dev/zero except it returns 0xff bytes.  Useful for dd'ing to wipe
> out flash-based media.


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