Copying a large file from an USB 3 disk (NTFS or EXT4) to another one (UFS/FreeBSD) is a very slow process....

James Moe jimoe at
Sun Nov 28 21:35:15 UTC 2021

On 2021-11-28 13:22, Mario Marietto via rsync wrote:

> What happens now if I stop the transfer ?
  The partial output file is deleted.

> I imagine that I can't resume it. 

> Do you think that it is a good idea to stop now
> (I've copied 70 mb over 200) and to restart the transfer
> using cp -au ?
  What does "70 mb over 200" mean?
(nit: mb = milli-bit; MB = mega-byte)
  The "u" option only means "update," not resume.
  "man cp" is your friend.

James Moe
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