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Re: Unmounting a USB stick – a reminder.

Mmm, it's just that corrupting a drive is unusual. Typically if you pull it out too soon, either your stuff isn't there because it's just not been sync'd, or if you pull it out mid-copy, then it needs an "fsck" and you lose "something" .. same principle as powering off your machine without shutting down ...
Mmm, it's just that corrupting a drive is unusual. Typically if you pull it out too soon, either your stuff isn't there because it's just not been sync'd, or if you pull it out mid-copy, then it needs an "fsck" and you lose "something" .. same principle as powering off your machine without shutting down ...

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