Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu wrote: > Hi All, > > I have a Kingston 8G DataTraveler USB stick. When I plug it into one of > the USB 2.0 ports on my Fedora 10 PC (x86_64), the kernel detects it, > and after some magic, Gnome mounts it on my desktop - everything is > honkey dorey. > > When I use Nautilus to copy files to it (say a 1 GB movie file), the > transfer speed begins in the 20 MBps range, but quickly drops to 1.5 > MBps or less. Obviously, this increases transfer time exceptionally, > essentially rendering the USB stick useless. > > I've tried reformatting (as vfat) the stick, deleting and recreating the > partition on it, all several times and to no avail. > > The same stick works just fine on my HP Compaq nx7400 Fedora 10 laptop. > I now assume something is either amiss with my PC, or there's a bug > somewhere in Fedora 10 killing USB performance. I've tried searching > for both, but I've come up up with nada. > > My PC has an Asus P5Q-E motherboard, an Intel E8400, and 4 GB of RAM. Is > there something about this combination of hardware (don't forget the USB > stick) when used in conjunction with the x86_64 version of Fedora 10, > leads to shitty USB performance? > > Regards, > > Ranbir You may want to take a look at /var/log/messages after plugging the USB key in and see what speed the USB key is talking at. You may want to look at /proc/bus/usb/devices to check the same thing. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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