vanilla rsync 3.0.9 hangs after transferring ~2000 files

Karl O. Pinc kop at
Fri Nov 2 10:15:28 MDT 2012

On 11/02/2012 08:33:13 AM, Christian Iversen wrote:
> Hello rsync folks

> However, 1 server is giving me a lot of trouble. It has a directory
> with (currently) 734088 files in it, and every time I try to backup
> this dir, rsync hangs after transferring roughly 2000 files. 

Since it might be filesystem related you could also tell us what the
filesystem is, and try doing a fsck on it and see if that helps.

Karl <kop at>
Free Software:  "You don't pay back, you pay forward."
                 -- Robert A. Heinlein

More information about the rsync mailing list