Rsync between HPUX11.11 and Redhat7.3
sas1 at ananzi.co.za
Thu Feb 27 00:11:12 EST 2003
Cool, I am now running rsync 2.5.6 on both the client and
server side unfortunaly still no luck.
The average file sizes are around 100K to 20MB. There are
the occasional large files, no larger than 700MB,
approximate total size of rsync server directroy to be
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 13:02:18 -0800
jw schultz <jw at pegasys.ws> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 04:57:48PM +0200, Stanton Scott
> > Hi,
> > The number of files we are trying to mirror is
> > approximately: 100 000 and growing.
> That isn't very many. Your root filesystem probably has
> more. File count is not the problem.
> > The version of RSYNC are as follows:
> > - On HPUX : 2.5.6 (client)
> > - On Redhat : 2.5.4 (server)
> Upgrade. Lots of fixes between 2.5.4 and 2.5.6.
> to above: Data volume could be pushing you over the edge
> in 2.5.4.
> > The kernel version of the Redhat server is: 2.4.18-3
> > The amount of physical memory on the Redhat server is:
> Should be plenty of memory, especially with only 100,000
> files. And the worst of the swap storms were fixed in
> > The rsync server and client do not appear to be under
> > of a load when performing this rsync operation.
> > I have tried using rsync without using compression, but
> > unfortunaly this did not correct the problem.
> > I am incorrect in saying that rsync freezes, I have
> > identified it does not actualy freeze it just slows
> > incredibly ( +- 5kb per second transfer speed), it just
> > appeared to freeze.
> > With a smaler amount of files rsync works perfectly
> > my HP and Linux box.
> > Im not sure why rsync slows down to such a degree, do
> > think playing with the socket options could have a
> > possitive affect ?
> The most likely culprit is the fact that you are
> Get up to 2.5.6 and if the problem persists we'll revisit
> If the problem persists you should characterize file
> and identify the largest file size.
> J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
> email address: jw at pegasys.ws
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