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[Bug 1505957] Re: ntfs copy kills ubuntu


[Expired for linux (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: Incomplete => Expired

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  ntfs copy kills ubuntu

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Bug description:
  This is trivial to reproduce - just plug any external drive with ntfs
  and copy smth substantial to local ntfs partition. The result - mouse
  doesn't even move most of the time, the system is useless and
  unresponsive until copying is finished.

  Yes, ntfs is not native on GNU/Linux but nevertheless - this is very
  common task on loads of dual boot installations. And under no
  circumstances it should make ubuntu useless as it does now. I don't
  care much if copying big files to/from ntfs takes 5 or 10 minutes as
  long as I can actually keep using ubuntu in a meantime.

  Note the same effect can be observer while copying between ntfs and
  ext4 or btrfs - only in this case you can sometimes move mouse pointer
  a bit.

  I hope that using BFQ
  http://algo.ing.unimo.it/people/paolo/disk_sched/ and some of systemd
  magic might help in this case.

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