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by doomcubed
March 12th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Mac Discussion
Topic: write caching
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: write caching

Thanks again, Turboladdade, but I'd rather cut off my leg and eat it than have any kind of Apple account. Furthermore, I don't believe I'd get a straight answer out of Apple.
by doomcubed
March 11th, 2019, 11:55 am
Forum: Mac Discussion
Topic: write caching
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: write caching

Whoops, must have hit the button twice.
by doomcubed
March 11th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Mac Discussion
Topic: write caching
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: write caching

Thanks for reply, Turboladdade. No, I've not been having a problem. I'm just trying to understand the subject. I believe your answer (re logging out / shutting down) is right as far as it goes, but I strongly suspect that there's more to it. Surely the computer is not going to wait hours on some occ...
by doomcubed
March 10th, 2019, 6:30 am
Forum: Mac Discussion
Topic: write caching
Replies: 5
Views: 654

write caching

On a Mac, in what circumstances does write caching apply, and in what circumstances is the write cache flushed? For example: 1. Does write caching apply whenever any writing is involved? Or only when a file is edited? Does write caching apply when a file is being copied? 2. Is the write cache flushe...