Re: safely remove USB hard drive

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2008/4/23, Tom Diehl <[email protected]>:
> > Joe Smith wrote:
> >
> > > When I want to remove the drive, what's the simplest way to be sure that
> > > all cached data is written/cleared, so that I can safely remove the
> drive?
> > >
> >
> > see 'man sync'.
> >
>  How is that better then simply umounting the thing?

Maybe not better, because it's sync when you umount, but when you
hot-plug on/off usb sync is faster and easier.

Łukasz Jagiełło

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