doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Feb 7 13:44:30 UTC 2011
On 07/02/2011, at 23:36, Ivan Voras wrote:
>> OK, I wrote the data to /dev/null from USB and ran diskutil in a loop and it doesn't drop out.
> Maybe I misunderstood you and it's a different problem than what I was
> experiencing; is this a better description of your problem:
> 1) you have a program communicating with a USB device
> 2) it reads from the device and writes to a file
> 3) you experience stalls when you write the data recived from the USB
> device to the file but only if the file system you're writing on is
> also loaded by something else - heavy reads?
Yes, however CPU loading also seems to affect it.
Unfortunately I don't have a useful measurement to show the problem - ie I don't have a metric which correlates with the hardware FIFO filling up.
This makes the testing rather annoying :)
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