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From: Damian Yerrick <Bullcr_pd_yerrick AT hotmail DOT comRemoveBullcr_p>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Rebooting the PC
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On Wed, 27 Sep 2000 20:15:14 +0200, "Eli Zaretskii"
<eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> wrote:

>> Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 19:50:47 +0600 (LKT)
>> From: Kalum Somaratna aka Grendel <kalum AT lintux DOT cx>
>> 
>> 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).
>
>Whoever wants to reboot the PC should not come back crying that some
>of the buffered data is lost...

So what's the call to commit disk caches?

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