[nSLUG] Encrypted Emails

Dop Ganger nslug at fop.ns.ca
Wed May 4 08:17:35 ADT 2016


On Tue, 3 May 2016, Mike Spencer wrote:

> ObLinux: Still haven't figured out how to prevent multimegabyte cp(1)
> to HD from hogging RAM, bogging down everything else.

A workaround: install mbuffer from http://www.maier-komor.de/mbuffer.html 
and try this:

tar -cf - ./source | mbuffer -r 4m -R 3m | ( cd /some/dest && tar -xvf - )

This will set a max read rate of 4 megabytes per second and maximum write 
rate of 3 megabytes per second when copying ./source into /some/dest/.

Cheers... Dop.


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