Re: Delay in unmounting a USB pen drive
Date: Wed Nov 24 2004 - 04:52:08 EST
> You can change this by using the "sync" option to mount which will cause
> data to be written synchronously and the umount will be instantaneous.
> Note that this will cause device write to be _much_ slower!
Tried 'mount -o sync /dev/sda /mnt' . After a 57MB file copy, i unmount. Still
it takes a lot of time.
> One thing is certain, do NOT unplug before the umount completes or you
> will corrupt your fs on the stick for sure.
I shall remember this !. Thx very much.
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