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This discussion got me thinking that it might be possible that storage devices might expose a datum that lets the kernel know if there were any writes since it last saw the storage device. Something like total number of writes to the device, last modified time, or something. I'm just wondering out loud. It really seems safest to reboot the computer to destroy whatever cache one might have.



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