Random truncated files on USB hard disk with timeouts; how to debug?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Oct 18 17:43:53 UTC 2016

In message <20161018152715.GC89691 at nuvolo>, Arrigo Marchiori via freebsd-fs wri

>The USB hard drive occasionally times out for ~10 seconds. 

When you say "hard drive" do you mean actually rotating platters
or do you mean a flash-based device ?

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