SYNC(1) User Commands SYNC(1)
sync - Synchronize cached writes to persistent storage
sync [OPTION] [FILE]...
Synchronize cached writes to persistent storage If one or more files are specified, sync only them, or their containing file systems. -d, --data sync only file data, no unneeded metadata -f, --file-system sync the file systems that contain the files --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit
Persistence guarantees vary per system. See the system calls below for more details.
Written by Jim Meyering and Giuseppe Scrivano.
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fdatasync(2), fsync(2), sync(2), syncfs(2) Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/sync> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) sync invocation'
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Pages that refer to this page: bdflush(2), fdatasync(2), fsync(2), quotactl(2), sync(2), syncfs(2), proc(5), procfs(5), btrfs-filesystem(8)