Tim Waugh wrote:
[About linux getting very, very slow when transfering a huge file to the
> Is this on a machine with only _one_ transfer to/from the Zip drive
> taking place?
One at a time, yes. But when I select multiple files to be copied, (but
still 1 at a time) the same happens.
> Can you tell me how I can try to reproduce this? (I haven't tried yet,
> since I'm not near a Zip drive here right now.)
Well, first compile the 2.4.0-test1-kernel with all necessary options
(SCSI-emulation etc... see ZIP-drive MINI-HOWTO), and then copy a huge
file (like the 2.4.0-test1-sources) to a ZIP-disk. I should say that I
work with FAT16-formatted zipdisks, because it is for transfer between
my Linux-pc and a Win9x-pc. Therefor I mount it as /dev/sda4.
This should already be enough to reproduce the error.
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