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Old 05-10-2011, 12:04 PM   #1
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Red face files not getting copied fully to usb drive from my comp

I tried copying files from my ubuntu computer to a usb drive. But the file transfer doesn't complete and gets stuck at some point.

Ex: If I try to copy a file having a size of 622MB, the files transfer runs smoothly till maybe 617MB and then doesn't proceed at all.

Old 05-10-2011, 01:46 PM   #2
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Do you get any error message?
Did you ran it in verbose+hash mode?
Did you try copying any other file to USB drive? What was the result?
Do you see any errors in the log files /var/log/faillog and /var/log/messages ?

Run cp command as follows and let us know how far it goes:

cp -arv /source/filename /destination

use . instead of filename if there are many files that needs to be copied.

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