Re: PC backup: slow as a slug? [was: rsync does not log files transfered
- Tim wrote:
> with rsync the entire modified files are transferred correct?Incorrect. The whole point of rsync is that it will identify portions
of the new file that were also present in the old file and not transmit them.
- --- In email@example.com, John <jl.050877@...> wrote:
>320G in about 1/2 an hour. It's live, so I ran it with "-n". Here's
> Interesting. According to its web description, rdiff-backup
> avoids the painfully slow "cp -a --link" step that bogs down rsnapshot
> on my slug.
> How long does e2fsck take on your slug?
slug:/mnt/320g# time e2fsck -n /dev/sda3
e2fsck 1.40-WIP (14-Nov-2006)
Warning! /dev/sda3 is mounted.
Warning: skipping journal recovery because doing a read-only
/dev/sda3 contains a file system with errors, check forced.
Pass 1: Checking inodes, blocks, and sizes
Pass 2: Checking directory structure
Pass 3: Checking directory connectivity
/lost+found not found. Create? no
Pass 4: Checking reference counts
Pass 5: Checking group summary information
Free blocks count wrong (39320982, counted=37929442).
Free inodes count wrong (38622333, counted=38575121).
/dev/sda3: ********** WARNING: Filesystem still has errors **********
/dev/sda3: 306051/38928384 files (3.1% non-contiguous),