remoulder wrote:Have you read the recent comments?
yeah, and I'm actually wondering if this could be because the source drive is Ext4 and the destination is NTFS.
If I copy from Ext4 drive to it's own self then it runs fast, but copying to the NTFS is sluggish (The NTFS is a SATA drive, the Ext4 is USB
I wouldn't think drive format would have such an impact though, is NTFS really this slow? I never noticed on Windows.
I've managed to splice my large file into 726 small files, then transferred them as 3 jobs of 242 files
from the Ext4 to the NTFS. I'm not sure why, but having 3 threads of the same file spliced up made it go
so, then I tried doing a transfer
of the NTFS drive files to the NTFS drive it's self, it was incredibly slow:
Conclusion (for me) is that it is an NTFS filesystem problem, but not for long as I plan to move to Mint 100%