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ZERO(4)                  BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                  ZERO(4)

NAME
     zero -- the zero device

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 sup-
     ply of null bytes when read.

FILES
     /dev/zero

SEE ALSO
     null(4)

HISTORY
     A zero device appeared in 4.4BSD.

BSD                              April 7, 1996                             BSD