From: Werner Schalk (werner_schalk_at_gmx.de)
Date: Fri 01 Jul 2005 - 18:36:28 BST
> I know this doesn't answer your question; I don't use that feature myself.
> I do use rsync for my backups, and what I've noticed is that the first time
> I do a backup it uses a lot of system resources, especially I/O, which
> causes a high server load. After that, rsync doesn't take too long and
> there's not much additional load.
my rsync (>4 million files) run did take very long and stopped the machine
> You may not need the limiting features unless you will be doing a full
> backup every day, and if you are, don't use rsync.
I now need to do a full backup as this is a new server. Obviously I will do
incremental backups in the near future but not now :-)
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