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Re: Removable storage devices and sync



On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 11:19:38AM -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:

> Nope, the point of mounting 'sync' is to ensure that all IO is done
> synchronously to ensure that data is written to the disk in the event
> that the user yanks out the device without properly unmounting it.

Yes, I know that. But why the different handling for large and small
devices? Should not all external devices be mounted sync? I can
pull out an external hard disk just as easy as an USB stick.


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