[arch-general] Fwd: Notebook freeze and slow when copy big files to external usb

XeCycle xecycle at gmail.com
Thu Dec 5 05:01:01 EST 2013

Maykel Franco <maykeldebian at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi, I when I make a copy of a large file to a 2GB or 8GB usb 3.0
> external hard drive, I notice that arch remains slow, frozen ... He
> struggles to open windows are minimized. I have the kernel:
> 3.12.2-1-ARCH
> Update the whole system to the last. Can you think because it can be?
> I also went from the 3.11 kernel
> However, debian, ubuntu, opensuse me not pass this ...
> It's happened to someone else?
> Thanks for everything.

BTW what is the filesystem?  I experienced similar problems on an
internal disk, of which the filesystem is NTFS.  NTFS-3g seems to
consume too much CPU in the case of very large writes, and that
caused me a hang.

Carl Lei (XeCycle)
Department of Physics and Astronomy, SJTU
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