OT: Shell Script

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Feb 8 21:11:44 GMT 2006

Glenn Steen spake the following on 2/8/2006 10:49 AM:
> On 08/02/06, Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at nkpanama.com> wrote:
>>  Up to recently I'd do a sync;sync;shutdown [parameters]...
> :-) ... And when was the last time you did that on a system that a)
> didn't do an fs sync in the shutdown command itself, and b) actually
> needed the time it took for you to type the rest to complete the first
> sync _and_ didn't block during the sync...? Oh well, ancient history
> that turned into one of thos unix legends:-). For our younger audince,
> one might add that this was sometime just after the dinosaurs went
> extinct, and probably before the invention of the eraseable
> tty...:-):-)
> --
> -- Glenn
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And hard wired core memory!


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