I am just testing an
rsnapshot installation on my laptop which should backup to a NAS mounted via
nfs on my laptop.
On one test
rsnapshot died with a
cp -al problem (i.e. a problem with hard links) when moving
daily.1, I think the problem was when it tried to copy the
During debugging I tried to remove the directory
daily.0 on the
nfs manually on command line, however
rm exited with the message
killed. A similar problem occured with
cp a few days ago though I cannot reproduce it (
cp between two
nfs subdirectories exited also with the message
So is there any way to get more informative error messages from
cp to find out what's the actual problem is?
After reading kyle-jones anwer I watched my RAM usage during several operations and confirmed that when I do something on my
nfs mount on large directories, my memory fills up very fast up to 4GB (that's my physical memory on my laptop) and then the process is killed.
This happend for:
du and even for
As mount options for my
nfs mount I used:
-o rw,hard,intr,tcp,actimeo=3 (and specified