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Re: SSD's and many edits of a single file




On Monday 09 April 2018 09:51:37 Greg Wooledge wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 09, 2018 at 09:46:07AM -0400, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > To your original problem, have you tried going to a command line and
> > throwing in a couple =sync=s?  I would try that, maybe after saving
> > in your editor, and again maybe after open and / or saving in the
> > cnc program.
>
> As others have explained, the OS (Linux) keeps a cache of file
> contents that have been written by applications, but not yet committed
> to permanent storage.  If you "save" from within the text editor, then
> the saved contents should be immediately visible to other processes
> reading the file, regardless of whether it has been synced to disk. 
> They'll simply get the cached version.

Which is not happening after several hours and a hundred or more edits. 
Which is why its so intermittent.

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