On Wed, 07 Jan 2009 22:19:03 +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:

> No, that is because your operating system of choice sucks at file I/O.
> Windows does not buffer access to flash and network drives.

It does this with removable drives because users rarely bother to eject
(unmount) them before unplugging them. You can enable caching (which
greatly improves performance), but then you have to remember to eject the
device before disconnecting it, or you risk filesystem corruption.

< Jernej Simončič >< http://deepthought.ena.si/ >
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