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I'm having issues every time I copy a large sum of files to my External harddrive from my actual harddrive - what happens is that it gets at a certain point in the copying stage then it freezes and my caps lock button blinks.

I took a video to show exactly what happened:

If the video isnt showing up right away, its still processing.

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Sounds like you've had a kernel panic. – Lekensteyn Sep 12 '11 at 16:09
@Alex - have you done a chkdsk (via windows) on the external drive? – fossfreedom Sep 12 '11 at 21:01
Seen some other Linux posts that this maybe related to your wireless card driver. What type of wireless card is n this system? – Justin Andrusk Sep 13 '11 at 4:10

Thats a odd issue it really sounds like that part of your tb drive is bad/corrupt.

  • As fossfreadom had said you may try running chkdsk from windows on that drive .

  • It may be one video it gets hung on try to move 1 movie at a time .

  • Check to see if you have the most current bios for your computer.

I hope that 1 of the 3 will help you

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