pvfs2-write man page

pvfs2-write – create files

Synopsis

pvfs2-write [-s strip_size] [-n num_datafiles] [-b buffer_size in bytes] dest_file file_size

Description

The pvfs2-write utility creates files which contain only zero bytes.

The options are as follows:

-s

Specify strip size.

-n

Specify number of datafiles.

-b

Specify buffer size.

-t

Display timing information.

-v

Display synopsis.

Environment

PVFS2_DEBUGFILE

If set to the path of a local file, redirect debug output to it.

PVFS2_DEBUGMASK

Set the OrangeFS debug mask.  Possible masks are documented in pvfs2-set-debugmask(1).

PVFS2TAB_FILE

If set, the full pathname for an alternate pvfs2tab file

Files

/etc/pvfs2tab

Examples

Create a one megabyte file /mnt/foo.

pvfs2-write /mnt/foo 1048576

Bugs

Please submit bug reports to pvfs2-developers@beowulf-underground.org

See Also

pvfs2-touch(1), pvfs2-viewdist(1), pvfs2tab(5)

Info

2017-08-11