feature request, hardlink progress......

George Georgalis george at galis.org
Thu Feb 22 15:12:17 GMT 2007

On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 01:39:53AM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
>On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 08:43:55PM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote:
>>On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 10:25:42PM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
>>> hours left.  Would it be straightforward to
>>> include progress when creating hardlinks?
>>Please upgrade -- hard-link handling is much improved in newer versions.
>Thanks, turns out there are closer to 500,000 files and 89
>snapshots (@ ~90% of the files). The process was to install
>larger disks on primary host; the files went (push) from reiserfs
>to reiserfs with old versions of rsync (target: rsync version
>2.6.3pre1 protocol version 28; source: "debian 3.1"). Now,
>restoring (pull) from the same old version on the (reiserfs)
>source to ffs2 (netbsd 3.1) with rsync version 2.6.9 protocol
>version 29 (target).
> root at target:/root $ rsync --numeric-ids -avHP source:/data/ /data/
>receiving file list ...
>ERROR: out of memory in inode_table [receiver]
>rsync error: error allocating core memory buffers (code 22) at util.c(115) [receiver=2.6.9]

I added more memory, same problem.

any recommendations to get around this? will the old version of
rsync use less memory to make all the hardlinks?

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><

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