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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
is there a better way to do this:
head -c 10000k /var/dump.log | head -c 6000k
unfortunately, the "-c" option is not available on sun solaris. so i'm looking at "dd". but i dont know how to use it to achieve the same exact goal as the above head command.
this needs to work on both solaris... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: SkySmart
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
suppose, entered input is of 1-40 bytes, i need it to be converted to 40 bytes exactly.
example: if i have entered my name anywhere between 1-40 i want it to be stored with 40 bytes exactly.
enter your name:
donald duck (this is of 11 bytes)
expected is as below - display 11... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: shravan.300
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello guys. I really hope someone will help me with this one..
So, I have to write this script who:
- creates a file home/student/vmdisk of 10 mb
- formats that file to ext3
- mounts that partition to /mnt/partition
- creates a file /mnt/partition/data. In this file, there will... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: razolo13
If I want to copy a 1024 byte data stream in to the target location in 3-bytes chunk, I guess I can use the following script.
dd bs=1024 count=3 if=/src of=/dest
But, I would like to know, how to do it via a C program. I have tried this with memcpy(), that did not help. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: royalibrahim
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
While running script I am getting an error like
Few lines in data are not being processed.
After googling it I came to know that adding such line would give some memory to it
my input file size is 1 GB.
Is that memory limit is based on RAM we have on... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: elamurugu
What is the easiest way to inspect the bytes stored in a file?
Ideally, If my file was 10 bytes each of which had only the high bit set, I'd be able to browse for it and get output like this:
01 - 10000000
02 - 10000000
03 - 10000000
04 - 10000000
05 - 10000000
06 - 10000000
07 -... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: sneakyimp
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How do I check for the total bytes of character used by a file?
Can I used a od command to check?
Thanks. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: user50210
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
My requirement is i have a file with some records like this
file name ::xyz
i want to change my file
if record starts with " , " that line should fallows the previous line.please give... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: srivsn
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Does anybody know or guide me on how to remove the first N bytes and the last N bytes from a binary file? Is there any AWK or SED or any command that I can use to achieve this?
Your help is greatly appreciated!!
Naveen. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: naveendronavall
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
:mad: I did this the other day but one of my support personnel removed my history so i could call it back up to remeber the exact command since i am air-headed at times. I am trying to take a 30 MEG file off the system and drop it to tape then i want to make the file go back to being 0 bytes so... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: JackieRyan26