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NAME

zero - the zero device

CONTENTS

Description
Files
See Also
History

DESCRIPTION

The zero device accepts and reads data as any ordinary (and willing) file, but throws away any data written to it, and returns an endless supply of null bytes when read.

FILES

/dev/zero

SEE ALSO

null(4)

HISTORY


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