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Re: Unsafe storage device unmounting



In article <48BA85B6.3060802@ngi.it> you wrote:
> Many times i've observed that the cache sync to the usb pen drive 
> happens *after* the disk icon has disappeared from Gnome desktop, in 
> particular with FAT32 filesystem (seems that cache flush are much more 
> fast on FAT16).

This is especially bad with USB harddisks, those tend to buffer the data
quite long before writing it out.

> For safety now i use to:
> - unmount the disk right-clicking on it;

You can however simply use the umount in terminal window in the first place :)

Gruss
Bernd


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