Friday, August 14, 2015

Fixing Rsync out of memory Issues

If you are doing rsync and you encountered this error like rsync out of memory, you may want to take a look.a this article (Rsync out of memory? Try this...). Need to add an additional parameter (--no-inc-recursive) to the rsync commands.

According to the article, the the out of memory failure occured when  rsync attempts to load all the filenames and info in to RAM at startup. For example,

# rsync -lH -rva --no-inc-recursive --progress gromacs remote_server:/usr/local

  1. Commonly Used rsync Arguments

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