rsync pauses

David Somers-Harris davidkazuhiro at
Wed Aug 31 04:09:35 MDT 2011

rsync pauses during transfers. That is, while I'm watching the verbose
output, it will run through lots of files and then pause at an arbitrary
point and do nothing for around 3-15 minutes and then it will pick up again.

I'm using both -v and --stats. Why would this be? Is it scanning the

Both source and destination have rsync 3.0.8 and FreeBSD 8
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