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sync(2)								       sync(2)

       sync - update super-block

       void sync()

       The system call causes all information in memory	that should be on disk
       to be written out.  This	includes  modified  superblocks,  modified  i-
       nodes, and delayed block	I/O.

       Programs	 that  examine	a  file	system,	for example, or	use the	system
       call.  The writing, although scheduled,	is  not	 necessarily  complete
       upon return from

See Also
       sync(1),	fsync(2), update(8)


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