So I had a few large files to copy, about 5GB each. From/to same partition. Start the copy, it says '3 minutes left', so I think....a quick solitare game. And poof...system hangs. Nada. Nothing. I wait about 5 minutes, and nada...mouse is obviously not working. Power down, reboot. And of course the new directory I was copying to doesn't even exist after a reboot.
When copying large (or even files of a few KB) to an sd card from ubuntu 10.10, the files appear to be there but when i access the card from another device, the files are either missing or 0 bytes in size.
I suspect that the problem is that it takes time for the files to copy to the card and I'm taking it out too soon but there is no progress bar - im just doing it from cmd line.
I have recently installed 64bit ubuntu on my quad core intel PC.
One problem that I am having is copying files. The file transfer is VERY quck, you can see the file appear in the new nautilus window and nautilus even produces a preview image for it very fast. The problem is that when copying files there is a LONG pause/delay/halt after the file seems to have copied successfully.
I have CentOS 6.4 64-bit PC with 24 GB of memory. I typically use /dev/shm extensively for large temporary files. However, about a month ago, it started behaving wierd. When I copy large files to /dev/shm, the PC slows down and starts swapping to disk.
Advanced-Copy is a powerful command line program which is very much similar, but little modified version of original cp command. This modified version of cp command adds a progress bar along with total time taken to complete, while copying large files from one location to another. This additional...
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