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Date:      Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:01:01 -0400
From:      Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
To:        Leslie Jensen <leslie@eskk.nu>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Crash when trying to rsync to external NTFS-formatted HD
Message-ID:  <44k3ovbhaa.fsf@lowell-desk.lan>
In-Reply-To: <514FF510.5020605@eskk.nu> (Leslie Jensen's message of "Mon, 25 Mar 2013 07:56:16 +0100")
References:  <514FF510.5020605@eskk.nu>

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Leslie Jensen <leslie@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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