Thanks, but the whole function of my backup server pivots on rsync features.
Need something rsync-like, but multi-threaded, or with a whole lot less overhead. On Tuesday 17 May, 2011 09:18:01 Chris Hawkins wrote: > I have no idea about potential rsync modifications, but you might try FDT to > solve this problem: > > http://monalisa.cern.ch/FDT/ > > I have found it easy to use and it absolutely maxes all available bandwidth > for the fastest possible data transfer. It doesn't have rsync goodies like > update and only changed data, but it's multithreaded, multi-stream, and all > around a really fast data mover. > > Chris > > ----- Original Message ----- > > I have a backup server now restoring 6TB of data to a client machine. > > This has been going on for four days now, and no sign of getting close > > to completion. > > > > 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. > > > > In researching this I find that a change to multi-threaded goodness > > would require a massive rewrite, and would only be considered for an > > rsync replacement. > > > > Is there such a replacement in the offing? Is there any sort of > > workaround for the time being? ATM the large amount of data is the > > /home directory on the client machine. > > > > -- > > Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid omitting the mailing > > list. > > To unsubscribe or change options: > > https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync > > Before posting, read: > > http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html > -- Please use reply-all for most replies to avoid omitting the mailing list. To unsubscribe or change options: https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html