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Re: [LUG] Ensuring data is on disk


On Sat, 2010-07-10 at 21:01 +0100, Simon Waters wrote:

> If I write data to my external hard disk, how can I ensure that a read
> to verify that data isn't using a cache?

Philosophically, since the basis of modern computing seems to be largely
devices lying to each other ("Hello, I am a Wyse terminal, send me a
screen" etc), you can't.

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