Quoting Kae Verens (kae at verens.com):
> I didn't know this about USB devices (my main experience being removing
> info from them - not putting info on them), but I guess they're like
> media such as floppies? I haven't looked deeply into it, but it seems to
> me that floppy writes are buffered until you unmount them, then written
> all in one go.
Exactly so. XP therefore does all that during what I was characterising
as a "software eject" command (don't remember what they call it) that
basically does a umount, flushing the buffers and so on.
Cheers, There are only 10 types of people in this world --
Rick Moen those who understand binary arithmetic and those who don't.
rick at linuxmafia.com
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