Re: sync & asyck i/o

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 12:56:47 EST

> Does this imply that in order to ensure my data hits the drives, i should
> do a warm reboot and then shut down from the lilo: prompt or similiar?

As far as I can tell the IDE drives are write caching at most a second or two
of data. Andre may know more

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