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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for sync (redhat section 1)

SYNC(1) 								FSF								   SYNC(1)

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 (C) 2002 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 PARTICU- LAR 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 sync should give you access to the complete manual. sync (coreutils) 4.5.3 February 2003 SYNC(1)