Extremely slow on certain files

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Thu Apr 12 19:36:50 GMT 2007

On Thu 12 Apr 2007, Jon Drukman wrote:

> Normally it runs around 20MB/sec, which is acceptable.
> However, it seems like there is one particular file that is giving rsync
> heartburn... whenever it encounters this file, the speed drops down to 150KB/sec
> speed within a few seconds.  I don't know what's so special about this file.
> I've tried scp'ing it directly between boxes - 20MB/sec.
> I tried rsync in ssh and daemon modes, same deal - 150KB/sec.

Have you tried --whole-file and/or --inplace ?

Paul Slootman

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