creating msdosfs (fat32) locks the system

AngryWolf angrywolf at
Sat Nov 17 04:39:24 PST 2007


I have the same experience. I don't know if it's a feature or a bug.

angrywolf at

On Saturday 17 November 2007 10.06.04 [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
> I'm running RELENG_7-BETA2. Creating files (e.g. by copying something) to a
> fat32 mount locks up the whole system for a moment. This is best witnessed
> when copying many files. With slow files the mouse will start to feel jaggy
> and music plays slower.
> When creating large files, you'll actually hear the music freeze (which
> sounds quite nasty) and see that the whole X session freezes (i.e. no mouse
> movement and the screen is entirely frozen).
> I have this problem ever since I switched from RELENG_6 to RELENG_7. I
> didn't find a PR about it, should I create one?

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