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Message-ID: <20000928140327.21082.qmail@web1005.mail.yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 07:03:27 -0700 (PDT)
From: Prashant TR <prashant_tr AT yahoo DOT com>
Subject: Re: Rebooting the PC
To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Cc: kalum AT lintux DOT cx
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Reply-To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com

--- Kalum Somaratna aka Grendel <kalum AT lintux DOT cx>
wrote:
> The fact whether the port command will cause a write
> caching enabled disk
> cache to flush its cache before the reboot is not
> mentioned (ie the safety
> factors of the various methods). Although it should
> happen, as AFAIK most
> disk caches hook the keyboard interrupt to intercept
> CTRL-ALT-DEL and
> flush its buffers before the reboot.

Rebooting != Ctrl-Alt-Del.

Prashant

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