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Re: Experimental MIPS 2.6 kernels - please test

* Daniel Rheinbay <daniel_rheinbay@web.de> [2006-02-22 22:20]:
> > - Is Cobalt 2.6 stable when you use disk and network at the same time
> >   a lot?
> Yes it is. I downloaded ~230MByte from the internet straight to an 

It's not totally gone but much better.

> However, I had one problem: I tried to mount the external drive using 
> ntfs (since it was pre-formatted that way). After about 4 or 5 minutes I 
> tried to kill the process since it wasn't responding to Ctrl+C and it 
> even remained alive after closing my SSH connection. Wasn't able to kill 
> it, though. Everything else became incredibly slow and sluggish, man, 
> grep, ls, the most basic things. So I finally rebooted the system (using 
> reboot, *not* the power button) and formatted the hard drive using ext2.
> Was I too impatient? It's a 250GByte drive, maybe mount needs some time 

I know that ntfs support is quite experimental, probably even more so
on mipsel... apart from that, I've no idea how long it would take to
mount.  You could have tried on an i386 box, just to compare.
Martin Michlmayr

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