destination dir doubles in size

Ralph Brown php4u at
Sun Sep 23 04:52:33 EST 2001

I am using Rsync to mirror my primary drive to a mounted second drive. I am 
using a crontab to control it:

30 3 * * * /usr/bin/rsync -rpogl /* /mnt/backup2/systemBackup/

The first run seems fine. But the subsequent running seems to double the 
original directory size. I notice this by running df -k. The destination 
size increases two fold, as if each time Rsync runs, it repeats itself, 
rather than skipping over unmodified files. Do i need to change a switch?  
FYI, i am running RH 7.1.


thanks in advance!

Ralph Brown
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