friedl_jan;2139335 Wrote:
> Hi,
> i red all replies and have some idea ;-)
>
> Are you using tar operation on removable or on physical disk? With file
> system are you using?
>
> Do you anytime check the value "%wa = waiting operation" in the top
> during tar or coping? If is bigger then "%id" there is possible mistake
> in the disk partitioning.
> I had these problem with 4096-Byte Sector Hard Drives, and it sound
> very similar. ;-) Witch OS create the partitions? If windows, that can
> be problem. ;-)


Thank you very much for kind reply. I do the tar operation in physical
disk and I use ext3 which is the same with removable disk. someone
suggest me to use this command to check something, but I don't know
what's that:

sudo /sbin/hdparm -i /dev/sda
/dev/sda:

Model=ST9500420AS, FwRev=D005SDM1, SerialNo=5VJ5J20R
Config={ HardSect NotMFM HdSw>15uSec Fixed DTR>10Mbs RotSpdTol>.5% }
RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0, ECCbytes=4
BuffType=unknown, BuffSize=16384kB, MaxMultSect=16, MultSect=16
CurCHS=16383/16/63, CurSects=16514064, LBA=yes, LBAsects=976773168
IORDY=on/off, tPIO={min:120,w/IORDY:120}, tDMA={min:120,rec:120}
PIO modes: pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4
DMA modes: mdma0 mdma1 mdma2
UDMA modes: udma0 udma1 udma2 udma3 udma4 udma5 *udma6
AdvancedPM=yes: unknown setting WriteCache=enabled
Drive conforms to: unknown: ATA/ATAPI-4,5,6,7

* signifies the current active mode


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