[CentOS] Huge!

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 18:15:09 UTC 2009


On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 1:01 PM, ML <mailinglists at mailnewsrss.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I was trouble shooting why an rsync was taking over a day.
>
> I found the problem to be in in a directory in /home that has CVS
> backups in it.
>
> I browsed to find out that there are 7 .tar.gz archives that are each
> about
>
> 1,199,943,181 in size.
>
> So that is over 11gb each? If I am doing the math in my head right....
>
> No wonder why this is taking forever to rsync to a USB drive. It was
> only on the second of 7 and I started it at 2pm yesterday and it was
> not done/going this morning....
>
> -ML

Looks like maybe 1GB each, but if you use "ls -lh" it will show you
"human readable" sizes.


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