[CentOS] [rsync -avz] total size/disk usage difference between source and destination

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Nov 3 04:35:50 UTC 2008


Sven wrote:
> Hi folks
>
> We migrated storage from local disk to SAN with:
>
> # rsync -avz /mnt/lvol00045/* /lvol00045
>
> Why there is a difference in size? How to explain this? Do we have
> inconsistency? What we did wrong?
>
> [...]
> /dev/mapper/vg01-lvol00045_old
>                       10321208   3930336   6286016  39% /mnt/lvol00045
> [...]
> /dev/mapper/vg01-lvol00045
>                       10321208   3163852   6633068  33% /lvol00045
>   


did rsync copy .* hidden files ?

do the two file systems have the same block size?




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