Problems with rsync 2.5.1pre1 and hardlinks
mbp at samba.org
Mon Dec 10 17:40:19 EST 2001
On 10 Dec 2001, birger at takatukaland.de wrote:
> * Running out of memory may be the problem. As a temporary workaround
> * perhaps you can create an additional swap file (rather than partition)
> * on the backup server?
OK. To help you out until then, you can do something like this
# dd if=/dev/zero bs=1024 of=/swap01 count=524288
# mkswap /swap01
# swapon -v /swap01
Use an appropriate filename for your disk layout. Then edit /etc/fstab
if necessary to make the swapfile permanent.
This should let the command complete, though possibly slowly. It
will also confirm that memory is in fact the problem.
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