On 29 Jul 2004, at 19:42, Kae Verens wrote:
> 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.
Under Linux, I almost always mount removeable storage with the "sync"
option, as it makes the likelihood of accidental data loss considerably
less. It also makes writes slower. You pays your money...
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