sync(1) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

sync - flush filesystem buffers  

SYNOPSIS

sync [OPTION]  

DESCRIPTION

Force changed blocks to disk, update the super block.

--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

AUTHOR

Written by Jim Meyering.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

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 coreutils sync

should give you access to the complete manual.