[CentOS] Write to USB pendrives horribly slow

wwp subscript at free.fr
Wed Jan 11 07:45:41 UTC 2012

Hello John,

On Tue, 10 Jan 2012 08:57:14 -0800 (PST) John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: wwp <subscript at free.fr>
> > I wonder if some mount options aren't wrong with USB pendrives, see:
> >   /dev/sdd1 on /media/monolith type vfat 
> > (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=udisks,shortname=mixed,dmask=0077,utf8=1,flush)
> > my suspicion is about the flush option, which I find atypical here.
> I guess it is to be safe in case users remove their usb keys without 
> unmounting first...

OK, meaning no write-cache for those devices, makes sense in some
way. But this doesn't explain the main issue I reported, although I
didn't find a way to change the default mount options used by Gnome
(gconf settings don't match those that are used).


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