Manual Reference Pages - MKFILE (8)
- create a file
creates one or more files that are suitable for use as NFS-mounted swap areas,
or as local swap areas.
The file is padded with zeros by default.
is in bytes, but it can be flagged as exabytes, petabytes, terabytes, gigabytes, megabytes, kilobytes, or blocks, with the e, p, t, g, m, k, or b suffixes, respectively.
The following options are available:
Create an empty
The size is noted, but disk blocks are not allocated
until data is written to them.
Report the names and sizes of created files.
command first appeared in SunOS.
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