Rsync sending complete file?
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Matt McCutchen-7 wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-03-01 at 12:51 -0800, Some user wrote:
>> its installed and working but i have no idea what im doing wrong.
>> The command i'm using:
>> #rsync -rv /media/mir1/ /media/mir2/
>> Now this works, recursive and verbose. However it takes approx 2 minutes
>> and the output at the end is:
>> sent 734973140 bytes received 42 bytes 10888491.59 bytes/sec
>> forgive me if im wrong but that means its sent 734973140 bytes... I
>> rsync only sent the differences?
>> I have looked through --help and found nothing, currently going through
>> 'man' but their examples are dead simple (using no more paramaters than
>> mine) and only do changes, how come mine seems to do full file?
>> (mir1 and mir2 are on same partition so same type)
> Rsync doesn't do delta transfers when the source and destination are
> both local because there's no point. See:
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Gotcha, thankyou very much Matt. :)
(PS - I'm after doing this as a lot of my files are 2gig VM files, and I
don't want the odd small config change to mean lots if usage on second
drive, would rather the CPU get pushed than the HDD, CPU more convenient to
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