[ubuntu-uk] copying 34gig to a FAT32 external hard drive -- 3 hours?

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 11 22:47:21 BST 2009


On Thu, 11 Jun 2009 22:09:06 +0100, doug livesey <biot023 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2.0 on a Mac 3,1 (I'm pretty sure).
> I reckon I'll reformat the drive when I get a slow moment in the  
> schedule.
> Thanks again for all advice!
>    Doug.

Copying to FAT drives is a lot, lot slower than copy Ext3 to Ext3. I’d  
assumed it’s because meta data and the likes has to be converted.

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