Crash when trying to rsync to external NTFS-formatted HD
gobble.wa at gmail.com
Mon Mar 25 17:55:18 UTC 2013
San Jose California USA
On Mar 25, 2013 9:01 AM, "Lowell Gilbert" <
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> Leslie Jensen <leslie at eskk.nu> writes:
> > I'm trying the following on my 9.1-RELEASE #0 system:
> > Mounting the external HD
> > ntfs-3g /dev/da0s1 /mnt/backup/
> > And doing
> > rsync -av /home/les /mnt/backup/BSD_backup/
> > I get "Building incremental file list" for about one minute then my
> > system freezes and reboots.
> > I'm aware that NTFS might be the culprit. I have chosen it for
> > convenience and the possibility to move my data to machines without
> > FreeBSD.
> > Manually copying of files one by one works.
> Yes, it definitely sounds like fuse is corrupting something in the
> kernel. Could be tricky to debug, and forcing a kernel dump would be the
> first step.
> The traditional most-portable way of moving files is to tar(1) onto a
> raw device rather than having any filesystem at all.
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I have noticed this behavior with rsync and fuse mounted ntfs drives,
hooking the drive up to an ms machine and doing a chkdisk type of operation
may solve it for you, however i recommend using ufs formatted usb drives,
it will ease headaches :)
San Jose California
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