Bandwidth Limits

uid0 at uid0 at
Wed Nov 21 04:03:32 EST 2001

On Tue, 2001-11-20 at 07:49:59 -0700, tim.conway at wrote...

; That was just too small a test.  --bwlimit= causes rsync to sleep for an 
; appropriate interval after each data block (not tcp packet), in order to 
; pull the average transfer rate down to the specified limit.  Your reported 
; transfer rate was only a little above 1kbps anyway, as the test was so 
; small, there wasn't time to even get the send>sleep>send>sleep cycle 
; going... overhead stretched the time out so much that the 128k transferred 
; took an insignificant portion of the total runtime.  

Ok, here's my question. Is rsync using K/Bytes per second (KBps) or 
K/Bits per second (Kbps)?? There's a huge difference here.

Doh!! It is KBytes. I just did an RTFM. 

I'm at a loss as to why it would be written as KBytes, but whatever.

Thanks for the help.

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