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How to create 1GB zeroed sparse file

A sparse file is a type of file that attempts to use file system space more efficiently when blocks allocated to the file are mostly empty.

Verifying the blocksize of an NTFS volume

This simple post provides details on how to verify the block size of an NFS volume, using the fsutil command.

Creating dummy files with mkfile/fsutil

The following command will create a dummy file in the specified path with the specified size (in bytes):