Re: file too large to delete
would "cp mybigfile /dev/null" work also?
On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 05:59:36AM +0100, Florian Friesdorf wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 08:26:48PM -0800, email@example.com wrote:
> > on Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 04:08:02AM +0100, Florian Friesdorf (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have done something really stupid.
> > > I wanted to test the 'record avi' funtion of xawtv and when I realized
> > > that it was still recording, there was a 6GB file.
> > > xawtv crashed and ls and rm are also crashing and the file is still
> > > there.
> > Posted here recently:
> > $ cat /dev/null > mybigfile
> > $ rm mybigfile
> Thanks for the fast reply.
> The file is gone.
> Florian Friesdorf <email@example.com>
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