I have this problem on Ubuntu 16.04. Not only the system becomes very
slow, but also the USB transfer speed is horrible. From USB3 port into
USB2 drive it goes down to 2-3 MB/s
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Ubuntu slows down and hangs while copying file from/to USB
Status in nautilus package in Ubuntu:
While copying many and large files to and from a USB drive, the system
becomes incredibly slow and sometimes hangs. I watched the system
monitor while it was running slowly but cpu was not above 50% at any
time, the same for memory.
I'm using the "WD my passport" HD with a USB3 port of my "ASUS K55VD"
Description: Ubuntu 13.04
*** 1:3.6.3-0ubuntu16 0
500 http://ubuntu-archive.mirror.nucleus.be/ raring/main amd64
Steps to reproduce:
1) Aquire many large files (like your totally legit moviecollection)
2) Copy files to external HD
3) Open your browser and be sad when your system becomes incredibly slow
after a few minutes
This is my first bugreport so if I'm missing something, please tell
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: nautilus 1:3.6.3-0ubuntu16
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-27.40-generic 220.127.116.11
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-27-generic x86_64
Date: Tue Aug 6 22:56:34 2013
b'org.gnome.nautilus.window-state' b'geometry' b"'656x715+154+151'"
b'org.gnome.nautilus.window-state' b'maximized' b'true'
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-05-31 (67 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130424)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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