slow transfer to usbstick

Alessio Tomelleri alessio.tomelleri at
Thu Jan 5 14:41:11 UTC 2012

...I'm not sure it's due a cheap usbstick...  'cause I remember it got a
fast speed in the first time of its life, I think it was until ubuntu
10.10... mine usbstick is a Sandisk 16Gb and it has no more 2 years, for
sure less of three. It's a bit odds to me, think it is just "old"...

On 04/01/2012 23:30, Yorvyk wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:03:45 +0100
> Alessio Tomelleri <alessio.tomelleri at> wrote:
>> It's past long time until nowadays and still I'm suffering of this
>> problem, I remember the same problem also with Natty. I've an notebook
>> Asus X53S (MB ver. F3SA) with Ubuntu 11.10. In the meanwhile that I'm
>> writing this mail, I'm also transferring a folder on an usb stick (about
>> something more of 4Gb with 16 files, some of this are of 1Gb of size)
>> and the current speed is less of 1Mb, of course I'm writing about  usb
>> 2.0. Notice, that with external hard disk (same usb port), the speed
>> transfer is about 20/30Mb
>> please a solution is required, it's really annoying this problem.
> Could it be as simple as the flash drive being rather slow.  I have a some cheap flash drives that dawdle along at 2-3Mb/s no matter which machine or OS is used.

Alessio Tomelleri
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