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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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