[kwlug-disc] rsync causing processor spike

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sun Jan 19 18:35:58 EST 2014


Did you get to the bottom of this?

Did you try the -W option as Paul suggested, and see if it makes a

I am experimenting with a new backup strategy, and -W came up (more on that
when I have a full story to tell).

On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 11:43 AM, Joe Wennechuk <
youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I am trying to rsync to an external drive on a running system; however, it
> is causing the processor to spike and bring down the webserver.
> I tried
> #> ionice -c3 -n19 rsync -vhr /dir/* /external/backup/
> but it still spikes the processor?
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