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SubjectRe: reboot(2) syncing disks (was Re: All the problems with...update)
Zack Weinberg (zack@rabi.columbia.edu) wrote :

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> Ah! fsck is done! Now tell me... do you remember to type `sync' and wait
> thirty seconds before rebooting? Init won't do it for you, there is no
> init on the emergency rescue disk.

The only real way to reboot , AFAIK , is to unmount or remount read-only
ALL file-systems ( at least those you care about ).

> The above, incidentally, is a true story.

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