Rsync's Speed

Chuck Wolber chuckw at
Thu Jan 22 18:30:02 GMT 2004

> During my initial download for my home directory backup, it took rsync
> over 6 hours to do the initial backup, but I can FTP the stuff in about
> 30 Mins.  Is Rsync usualy this slow? I have compression turned on, and
> its across a 100 MB/S network, Anyone had this problem before?

In this case, I believe compression is actually slowing you down. 


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