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Re: [opensuse] PC freezes when transferring huge amount of data to USB
On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 01:11:46PM +0100, Swapnil Bhartiya wrote:

I am noticing a strange problem. I am running openSUSE 12.1 and when
I try to copy data on USB sticks the PC freezes and resumes only
when I unplug the USB device. I have tried with couple of devices
and the result is same.

Try to boot with this additional kernel argument:


In the running system you'll see the change from the content of


This is more or less a workaroud to a known issue.

If this helps in your case please do the following:

a) Check bugzilla if there is a bug report regarding this.

If ther eis one add the details of your system and setup (kernel flavour
in use and so on).

b) Report the filed or found bug ID back to this list.

I've not seen it on any of my workstations or latops.


Lars Müller [ˈlaː(r)z ˈmʏlɐ]
Samba Team
SUSE Linux, Maxfeldstraße 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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