Rsyncing huge file, timeout on rsyncd

Libor Klepáč libor.klepac at
Fri Aug 17 05:58:13 MDT 2012

Hello again,
still didn't find solution for timeout.

What exactly is happening during initial "no progress" period?
I guess, destination rsync is computing checksum of whole destination file 
before transfer starts from source?

Is there any way to force rsync to start copying data (almost) immediately  - 
let's say, after computing checksum of 10% of file? 

With regards

On Thursday 02 August 2012 12:26:13 Libor Klepáč wrote:
> When i try to rsync over ssh, it takes ages to show progress status (around
> 1 hour for smaller file, 4-5 hours for big file).
> Whats going out there?
> Source server is idle during this "no progress" period, destination Qnap has
> one rsync process eating cpu.
> My commands are (example with one file)
> for rsyncd
> rsync --inplace --progress --numeric-ids --times --password-file .passwd
> iscsi/iscsiDisk1 rsync://backup-rsync@
> for ssh
> rsync --inplace --progress --numeric-ids --times iscsi/iscsiDisk1
> admin at
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