The dcachereplay program

dcachereplay - execute committed transactions on a dcache


dcachereplay CACHE


dcachereplay executes committed, but not yet finished, transactions on CACHE. It may be called even if there are no unfinished transactions.

dcachereplay exits with 0 if there was no unfinished transaction or if it was able to finish it.


-N, --no-sync
Do not fsync cache to disk. The default is to call fsync, which waits until the data has been written to disk. This is costly but safe. Using this option is not recommended unless speed is the premium.
Where to find related information.
Usage examples.
Show version: dcachereplay (dcache) 0.6.1-beta2.
Show a list of options or the long help on one. The use with an argument shows the long help text of that option, without an argument it will list all options.
Show longer help texts for all or one option.


dcachereplay cache

  The only recommended usage.


Copyright (C) 2003,2004,2005 Uwe Ohse.

The software comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

This package is published under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2. Later versions of the GPL may or may not apply, see


Uwe Ohse, <>.


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dcachestats(1) shows whether a replay is needed. dcache_intro(7) is the introduction to dcache.

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