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sync - flush file system buffers


sync [OPTION]


Force changed blocks to disk, update the super block.

--help display this help and exit

output version information and exit


Written by Jim Meyering.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <>.


Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

See Also

The full documentation for sync is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and sync programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info sync

should give you access to the complete manual.

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