From: Waider (waider at domain dspsrv.com)
Date: Fri 12 Oct 2001 - 17:24:22 IST
According to Paul Jakma:
> why does:
> dd bs=1024k count=150 seek=150 if=/dev/zero of=var_fs
> give me:
> [paulj at domain doohan host1]$ ls -lh
> total 176M
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 paulj paulj 50M Oct 12 17:10 swap
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 paulj paulj 300M Oct 12 17:13 var_fs
> (the swap file was also dd'd - i wanted 25M). It also happens with
300MB = count + seek * bs.
Waider. OR was that not what you were asking about?
-- waider at domain dspsrv.com / Chances are I'm not at home right now.
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