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FSYNC(1) BSD General Commands Manual FSYNC(1)

NAME

fsync — synchronize a file’s in-core state with that on disk

SYNOPSIS

fsync file ...

DESCRIPTION

The fsync utility causes all the modified data and meta-data of all the files named on the command line to be written to a permanent storage device.

The fsync utility uses the fsync(2) function call.

SEE ALSO

fsync(2), sync(2), syncer(4), halt(8), reboot(8)

HISTORY

The fsync command first appeared in FreeBSD 4.3.

BSD June 15, 2000 BSD

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