unmounting removable disk took a long times

Anom adeanom at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 23:52:06 UTC 2007


On 6/18/07, Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu> wrote:
> Nils Kassube wrote:
> > When you copy data to a medium, it is not written immediately, but is
> > first kept in memory. It is written do the medium when there is no memory
> > left or after a short delay (30s?). This behaviour is used to speed up
> > the writing of data, if there are many small files.
>
> You can choose mount the drive sync, in which case the delay will occur
> immediately when writing the data (not when unmounting).

oh ic... i just know about this....

and how do i mount it synchronously? is it by using sync option on the
/etc/mtab files or there is any other way?

TiA




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