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Re: server crashing

Al - Image Hosting Services <> 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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