The purpose of the flashcache_destroy command is to Clear all meta data from cache device. Beware, this will cause data loss on the affected devices.


flashcache_destroy cache_devname


flashcache_destroy /dev/sdc

Destroy the existing cache on /dev/sdc. All data is lost!

RELATED TO flashcache_destroy…

flashcache_create(8), flashcache_load(8)

README and other documents in /usr/share/doc/flashcache-utils

The flashcache source code and all documentation may be downloaded from <>.


Flashcache is developed by Mohan Srinivasan <[email protected]>

This man page was written by Dmitry Smirnov <[email protected]> for Debian GNU/Linux (but may be used by others).