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On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 11:14:53AM +0200, Vid Strpic wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 04:55:19PM +0300, Catalin BOIE wrote:
> > "cat drivers/built-in.o > /dev/null" gives me i/o error.
> > Can I suspect a bad sector?
>
> Where, in memory? :) /dev/null is in memory :)

depends, if /dev/null does not exist before the cat,
it will be created as regular file, residing on the
device /dev is (which could be a disk ...)

ls -la /dev/null will show ...

> > I use reiserfs.
>
> Any other file gives that?

best,
Herbert

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