Copying the contents of a disk takes forever

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Patrick

18 Sep, 2021 06:03 PM

Hi there,

I just purchased PF 10 and like a lot, but what I dislike is the prepare to copy fase. I also have Forklift and started a copy action at roughly the same moment. Forklift is copying almost 8TB and PF is copying around 5TB. Both to a new raid drive connected with TB3.
At this point, after 6 hours, Forklift has copied 5,4TB and PF is still preparing to copy.

I have just one question: WHY?!? And I don't mean why is it taking this long, but why is there a need for PF to "prepare to copy", while Forklift just starts copying. I really don't see the point of the "prepare to copy" fase.

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