[CentOS] Fail Transfer of Large Files

Michael D. Berger m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 22 03:13:48 UTC 2010

On Sun, 21 Nov 2010 11:49:29 -0500, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:

> Good question. I don't have a hard rule of thumb, but I'd estimate that
> any one file that takes more than 10 minutes to transfer is too big. So
> transferring CD images over a high bandwidth local connection at 1
> MByte/second, sure, no problem! But for DSL that may have only 80
> KB/second, 80 KB/second * 60 seconds/minute * 10 minutes = 48 Meg. So
> splitting a CD down to lumps of of, say, 50 Megs seems reasonable.

The file I was having trouble with was a tar file of a complex
directory tree containing mostly jpg files under 15M in size.
So instead I did rsync -rv on the unpacked directory tree, and it
worked just fine.  PROBLEM SOLVED.


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