How to create a large file quickly

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How to create a large file quicklyLast Modified: Sep 26, 2013, 11:20 pm
If you need to quickly create a large file on your disk, you can use the fallocate command.

Sample usage for a 10Gig file:

fallocate -l 10G ten_gig.file

which creates a file named ten_gig.file, which will be 10GB in size.

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