[ILUG] Grsync question
john.allen at dublinux.net
Wed Jan 13 12:00:21 GMT 2010
On 11/01/10 18:42, Oliver Pfaff wrote:
> After 2 hours of nothing I stopped it and restarted without the checksum
Yeah, the ole checksum option is really only useful in a situation where
that a transfer may have failed in some way, and it needs to check all
the files again,
and you have some local files in addition to the remote ones, so you
cannot just delete
the local dir.
> Now its working faster.
> - Oliver
> On Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:43:42 +0000, Brendan Kehoe<brendan at zen.org> wrote:
>> Oliver Pfaff wrote:
>>> The command GRsync generated is: rsync -r -v --progress -c /media/USB1
>>> For the last hour the most recent message from output has been "sending
>>> incremental file list"
>>> There appears to be some activity on both disks.
>>> Is this normal? or should I cancel the backup?
>> I believe that's normal, in particular cuz you're running with '-c' so
>> it's computing a checksum on everything. You can add a further '-v'
>> which will tell you about everything it's skipping as well, if you want
>> to make sure it's not hung on a disk read or something equally
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