Matt McCutchen matt at
Tue May 17 10:50:56 MDT 2011

On Tue, 2011-05-17 at 08:45 -0700, CACook at wrote:
> The connexion is Gb enet end-to-end, and is running at only 40Mb/s.
> It has far more capacity than that.  The only limiting factor I can
> see is on the backup server one core of the CPU is running 100% rsync.
> Clearly rsync is not multi-threaded.

That's probably the delta-transfer algorithm.  Turning it off with
--whole-file should help somewhat.


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