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      1 .Dd September 12, 2015
      2 .Dt FALLOCATE 1
      3 .Os ubase
      4 .Sh NAME
      5 .Nm fallocate
      6 .Nd preallocate files
      7 .Sh SYNOPSIS
      8 .Nm
      9 .Op Fl o Ar num
     10 .Fl l Ar num
     11 .Ar file ...
     12 .Sh DESCRIPTION
     13 .Nm
     14 if necessary creates and preallocates each
     15 .Ar file
     16 without truncation.
     17 .sp
     18 Given the filesystem supports
     19 .Xr fallocate 2 ,
     20 it is a very fast method of preallocation.
     21 .Sh OPTIONS
     22 .Bl -tag -width Ds
     23 .It Fl l Ar num
     24 Preallocate
     25 .Ar num
     26 bytes.
     27 .It Fl o Ar num
     28 Offset allocation by
     29 .Ar num
     30 bytes.
     31 .El
     32 .Sh SEE ALSO
     33 .Xr fallocate 2