[CentOS] input/output error while copy

Fri Jan 14 17:37:08 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 01/14/11 1:01 AM, Ritika Garg wrote:
> When I give the command "cp file1 file2" then the error comes:
> cp: cannot create regular file `file2': Input/output error
> This occurs sometimes and it occurs when I am giving the command 
> inside a external hard disk which is mounted by "ntfs-3g" manually.
> Why does this error come?

last I heard, NTFS-3g still had issues with writing new files and 
directory block splitting.