vanilla rsync 3.0.9 hangs after transferring ~2000 files
Justin T Pryzby
justinp at norchemlab.com
Fri Nov 2 12:32:02 MDT 2012
On Fri, Nov 02, 2012 at 02:33:13PM +0100, Christian Iversen wrote:
> 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.
> Sometimes it's around 1800, sometimes it's over 2100 (I think), but
> it's in that ballbark.
Is that using rsync:// or rsync/ssh ? What is the commandline?
There are probably two rsync processes on the server. Could you
strace both? How much vram are they using? ps e -O vsz -C rsync
What filesystem is it? Can you create a tarball of the directory?
time c /path/to/dir |wc
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