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I have a HTC Desire rooted with CyanogenMod 7 and a 16GB microSD card.
When I copy great amount of data from Ubuntu 10.04 64 bits to this phone via USB, the speed is low (~1'2 MiB/seg) and sometimes the system doesn't respond during copy process.
It's very difficult determine where is the problem. Any clue?

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At launchpad there are various bug reports related to this for example: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/119325 Once I was able to fix this by installing new (Debian) kernel (that wasn't patched by Ubuntu). –  desgua May 2 '11 at 14:11
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You are not alone. When writing to or reading from my 16GB micro SD card on my Android the read/write speed is slow. However, I have never experienced it stopping in between copies. It's always successful albeit slow as a turtle. One time, I was copying 5.7GB worth of data and it took several minutes (like 36min or more) just to finish writing to the micro SD card. –  Marky May 2 '11 at 15:23
    
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  fossfreedom May 22 '12 at 19:14
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closed as off topic by fossfreedom May 22 '12 at 19:14

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That seems to be an inherent problem of writing to a memory card connected to the computer via a mobile phone. I face the same issue with my Nokia. I recommend you to get a card reader, to get marginally faster transfers, because that is what I do.

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But besides the slow, there is the serious problem of system doesn't respond from time to time while copying. –  Simón May 4 '11 at 9:42
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