[Nottingham] backup commands

Michael Erskine msemtd at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Aug 6 12:34:24 BST 2007

On Saturday 04 August 2007 19:30:13 Charles Samuels wrote:
> No that won't work because linux might be caching the data you wrote on the
> disk, and thus not reading it back for the md5sum. You'd have to unmount
> and mount again.
> Also, you might as well use "diff" instead of md5sum :)

Can't you just use sync(1) instead?

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