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Re: Rsync on servers

> On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Otto Wyss wrote:
> > > The problem with rsync is that servers dont like running it.
> > >
> > Why?
> >
> > O. Wyss
> Because the majority of the cpu and disk processing power is done on the
> server.  Server in this case, is the first entry listed on the rsync command
> line.  This is not the way to distribute load.

Is this load really a problem? Doesn't a ftp download need about about
the same amount of load on the server as the rsync? Doesn't an rsync
download even need less if just halve of the download is actually

Could anybody with an rsync- and an ftp-server measure how much cpu load
the same download actually needs.

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