[Dclug] Copying large number of files
arun.m.arjun at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 13:21:46 EST 2009
Cool. thanks guys, I am already transferring the files.
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 1:17 PM, Ted Smith <teddks at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 13:11 -0500, Arun Mallikarjunan wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I want to copy about 3.5 gig worth of files across the (WAN). the
> > problem is that the connection speed is about 200KBps and it has
> > dropped quite a few times. I dont want to start from the beginning
> > everytime, but would want to know where it got cut off and start from
> > there. This includes a situation if a file was only half copied. I
> > dont mind replacing the file but you get the picture.
> > When I try to do it with nautilus, it asks me if I want to merge, I
> > say yes, then it asks me if I want to replace the files, and it starts
> > from the beginning.
> > Any ideas?
> > If theres no straight forward way, the last option would be that I
> > could try writing a perl script and do like a checksum on the files
> > and figure it out that way.
> This is what rsync was made for.
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