How to speed up rsync when haveing lots of files

ml at ml at
Tue Mar 3 13:52:11 GMT 2009

# rsync --version
rsync  version 2.6.9  protocol version 29
Copyright (C) 1996-2006 by Andrew Tridgell, Wayne Davison, and others.
Capabilities: 64-bit files, socketpairs, hard links, symlinks,
              batchfiles, inplace, IPv6, ACLs,
              64-bit system inums, 64-bit internal inums

Michael Gardner wrote:
> ml at wrote:
>> unfortunatelly rsync is beeing REALLY slow and produces a high load when
>> we try to sync lots of files (>250 000 small files).
> What version of rsync are you using?

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