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Date:      Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:55:16 -0700
From:      Waitman Gobble <gobble.wa@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        Leslie Jensen <leslie@eskk.nu>
Subject:   Re: Crash when trying to rsync to external NTFS-formatted HD
Message-ID:  <CAFuo_fzBNizrqNO02+JUfJSMCXsCYEMES_Bys=LsYc1okGtNeQ@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <44k3ovbhaa.fsf@lowell-desk.lan>
References:  <514FF510.5020605@eskk.nu> <44k3ovbhaa.fsf@lowell-desk.lan>

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Waitman Gobble
San Jose California USA
On Mar 25, 2013 9:01 AM, "Lowell Gilbert" <
freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
>
> 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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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 :)

Waitman Gobble
San Jose California



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