rsync getting stuck while "building file list"
carlos at fisica.ufpr.br
Sat Jul 4 19:48:46 GMT 2009
Water Kingdom (waterkingdom at gmail.com) wrote on 3 July 2009 15:49:
>We are using rysnc utility for transferring ~90GB data across the machines.
>We noticed that for small folders, rsync is working fine but the moment we
>switch to 90GB folder, it gets stuck at "building file list". We even left
>it running overnight e.g. 16 hours but it never came out.
>We are using simple rsync syntax
>#rsync -av --delete /data1 server2:/data
>RPM version 2.68-3.1
How many files are there? What happens if you run find /data1 -ls?
Building the file list is a machine killer because it's very disk seek
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