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Re: Moving /home to its own partition.

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 06:50:41AM -0400, ajlewis2@intac.com wrote:
> Question:  What is the 'sync' for?  I haven't done this before and am
> wondering what I've been missing.
sync forces the kernel to finish writing to disk.

The man page says, "Force changed blocks to disk, update the super
block." (And not much else.)

I seem to remember this used to be in the kernel Makefile. (That's 
where I first heard of it.)

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