Re: Unsafe storage device unmounting
In article <48BA85B6.email@example.com> 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 :)