Al - Image Hosting Services <azick%zickswebventures.com@localhost> writes: > The system running rsync is a 450 Mhz PowerPC running NetBSD 4 and the > NFSD system is a 2.4 Ghz Core2Duo running NetBSD 5.1. Also, on NetBSD > 4 the server would start 4 nfsd processes, where on NetBSD 5.1 it only > starts 1. I have to wonder if this isn't part of the issue. > >> So I would recommend that you try rsync over ssh (with rsync installed >> on the machine with the destination disk). > > I added bwlimit=512 and it seems to be working, but it is going to > take a very long time to backup 600+ GB of data. Would ssh put other > limitations on rsync? Also, check out rdiff-backup. It uses rsync, but keeps history so that deleted files are kept accessible (but marked deleted) in the backup.
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