Slow USB Transfer Speeds under Suse

I realized shortly after connecting my newly acquired 2.2gb usb flash drive that my transfer speeds were hurting. Here is some information that I found on the web (not my own) that should help.

To get a much faster i/o from vfat usb sticks disable the sync option:
On SuSE 10.0 you can achieve this system-wide by creating a file named

You may have to create the directory 95userpolicy in the path above.
The file should have this content:



[url=]Link to Post[/url]