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Re: Tar oddity...



2009/12/23 Pietro "m0nt0" Montorfano <monto84 gmail com>:
>
> The umount command does the "sync" so if you run
> "umount /media/My_External_HDD" and then you get back to the shell, you
> are safe to remove the HDD.

My point was to run the sync command and then run the checksum before
unmounting This ensures that the data is written to the disk so that
it can be read off the physical device.

-c


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