rsycing very small files

Jamie Lokier jamie at
Sun Mar 1 01:33:44 GMT 2009

lewis butler wrote:
> On 27-Feb-2009, at 21:16, Daniel.Li wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-02-27 at 08:20 -0500, Mag Gam wrote:
> >>it works. But takes hours to do it. Was wondering if there was a  
> >>faster way
> >
> >How much speed do u get to backup these files? Average?
> I would thing that rsync 3.x would make a large difference on the  
> speed.  Are you using 2.6.9 or something?

Try the -z option if it's across a slow network and not using ssh.
(With ssh, -z should make little difference.)
Or try not using the -z option :-)

-- Jamie

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