Fragmentation on XFS

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Feb 25 16:13:27 GMT 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 08:48:22AM -0700, Rob Bosch wrote:
> The odd thing is that a huge amount of the file was resent again even
> though the files are identical at the source and destination.

A local transfer needs --no-whole-file if you want it to use the rsync
algorithm (which uses more disk I/O, so it's not the default).


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