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SubjectRe: Does Linux sync(2) wait?

>>> No idea about NFS, but sync(1) does wait. When I push 500M out to my
>>> MO drive, the cp operation returns fairly quickly because I usually
>>> have more than 500M free memory. Then I run sync(1), which takes
>>> about 20 minutes before it returns.
>> 20 minutes?!
> He did say it was a magneto-optical drive.

That's 400KiB/s you know - pretty slow.

// Stefan
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