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Subject: Re: Question re Linux...

Re: Question re Linux...

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Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 10:55:11 +0200

On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 08:22:20PM +0200, Tobias Overkamp wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 06:26:25PM +0200, wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 03:43:52PM +0200, Linus G Larsson wrote:
> > > I also use hotplug, which works wonderfully. When i plug in the
> > > Recorder, hotplug discovers it and loads the usb-storage module. I can
> > > even mount the Recorder, pull out the USB cable, go home, plug it in the
> > > next morning, and never have to remount it. Too good to be true, eh? =)
> >
> > Is that advisable? I mean you should at least run sync before pulling out the
> > USB cable...
> I made use of the "sync" mode while mounting the file system. Although
> I haven't tested very excessive this "hot unplugging" seems to work fine...

the mount manpage says that sync works only for ext2, ext3 and ufs at the
moment. is this up to date ?
unmounting is probably the better way.

Received on 2002-07-05

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