lament about freebsd sacrifices

Brian Clapper brian-freebsd-001 at
Wed Apr 14 18:49:24 PDT 2004

On 14 April, 2004, at 16:24 (-0500)
Kirk Strauser <kirk at> wrote:

> At 2004-04-14T20:33:09Z, brian-freebsd-001 at writes:
> > Even better, have usbd do it for you. Add this line to /etc/usbd.conf:
> While we're on the subject, that's *not* a recommended way of unmounting USB
> memory sticks though, correct?  After all, the filesystem wouldn't be
> unmounted until the stick had been removed, at which point it's too late to
> sync the filesystem.

I mount the file system read-only, courtesy of my entry in /etc/fstab. It
shouldn't require sync'ing.


Brian Clapper,
Uncertain fortune is thoroughly mastered by the equity of the calculation.
        -- Blaise Pascal

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