karmic trashed in Tomshardware.com

Chris Cheney ccheney at ubuntu.com
Wed Dec 9 04:59:38 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-08 at 22:53 -0600, Chris Cheney wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-12-07 at 17:13 -0600, Patrick Goetz wrote:
> > I've been out of the loop for a couple of months, so pardon me if this 
> > has already been discussed, but Karmic got thoroughly trashed in a 
> > TomsHardware.com review:
> > 
> >    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ubuntu-karmic-koala,2484.html
> > 
> > Some of these issues (system freezes when copying large files on ext4) 
> > I've never heard of before.
> If its anything like what I see on ext3, I have been plagued by that for
> many years. I have heard rumors 2.6.32 in Lucid traded off some
> performance to hopefully finally fix this issue, I sure hope so anyway.

After reading close 'freezes' above seems to refer to complete hang of
the system, not just not being able to do anything else on the system
while the system is doing a copy. That is what I see on my systems and
was referring to having been fixed in 2.6.32.


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