Feature Request - Load Throttling

martin langhoff ml at nzl.com.ar
Wed Feb 18 02:37:25 GMT 2004

Marc Perkel wrote:
> down under high load levels. Seems to me that it could be something 
> fairly easy to add to have it check the load levels and back down so as 
> not to slow down the system.

As jw indicated, it isn't such a great idea to put that into rsync 
itself. Instead, use the OS-supplied facilities.

- nice/renice your rsync processes
- use your OS to apply resource constraints (ulimit, bsd resource 
limits, etc).



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