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SubjectRe: the umount() saga for regular linux desktop users
In article <>,
Gene Heskett <> wrote:
>Let me toss this out for discussion.
>There are some times when the usual 5 second flush schedule should be
>tossed out the window, and the data written immediately. A quickly
>unpluggable usb memory dongle is a prime candidate to bite the user
>precisely where it hurts. Floppies also fit this same scenario, I
>don't know at the times I've written an image with dd, got up out of
>my chair and went to the machine and slapped the eject button to
>discover to my horror, that when my hand came away from the button
>with disk in hand, the frigging access led was now on that wasn't
>when I tapped the button.

Google for "supermount".


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