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Re: a few minor bugs in the D-L Manual

>>>>> Marco Amadori <marco.amadori@gmail.com> writes:

 >> Rather, it should look like:

 >> $ dd if=/dev/null of=live-rw bs=1G seek=1 # for a 1G image file
 >> $ ls -gGl live-rw
 >> -rw-r--r-- 1 1073741824 ... live-rw

 > This is bogus too as it creates a file big as all free space in the
 > target devive...,

	The size of the file would be 1 GiB exactly, if the target
	filesystem has at least a few spare MiBs.

	Did you note that I've changed /dev/zero to /dev/null?

 > better:

 > $ dd if=/dev/zero of=live-rw bs=1 count=1 seek=1G # for 1G +1 byte image

 > And it is way faster.

	I'm not completely sure on what you mean by ``faster'' here:

$ LC_ALL=C command time dd if=/dev/null of=live-rw bs=1G seek=1 
0+0 records in
0+0 records out
0 bytes (0 B) copied, 4.6878e-05 seconds, 0.0 kB/s
0.00user 0.00system 0:00.00elapsed 0%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 0maxresident)k
0inputs+0outputs (0major+233minor)pagefaults 0swaps


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