On 2013-01-29 16:16, MirceaKitsune wrote:

> Indeed. I used NTFS on data partitions cuz I was switching from
> Windows. Once I got rid of Win I could change all to ext4, and they
> started working faster. NTFS worked too but much slower, and of course
> had no file / folder permissions. The main problem still was likely the
> eSATA chip.

Yes, NTFS is very much CPU intensive in Linux, thus slower.

Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 12.1 x86_64 "Asparagus" at Telcontar)