Problems with rsync, large files and partial.
groovetronix at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 24 16:16:36 GMT 2006
Ah...That make sense. I do not stop it politely ..
you are right. I will fix up the signal handling and
give it whirl.
--- Paul Slootman <paul at debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon 24 Apr 2006, Panos Koutsoyannis wrote:
> > - I use rsync over ssh to sync over our wan.
> > - I sync over an 8 hour window every night.
> > - After 8 hours if the sync is not complete, it
> > killed and restarts the next evening.
> How do you kill it? Via kill -9?
> > - I do notice a bunch .file_name.gibberish in the
> > target directory which is the partial backup, but
> > does not seem to use them in subsequent tries.
> > It just seems the right thing to do would be for
> > rsync to continue where it left off the night
> > but it doesn't.
> > - Here is my command
> > rsync --archive --verbose --progress -partial
> > -e ssh xxx.xxx.xxx:/dir
> With --partial it should rename the
> .file_name.gibberish file to
> file_name when interrupted, so that it can resume
> using the partial file
> as a start (which it won't do with
> That's why I suspect you're not stopping rsync
> Paul Slootman
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