SSzretter

slow file indexing?

Recommended Posts

running btsync on linux 1.1.70


 


looking for advice on how I might solve what seems to be very slow file indexing.   the issue appears to be with large files - i have 2 folders that are full of avi files, each between 800 and 1 gig.   Approximately 200-300 in each folder.


 


In the time it took me to write this message, it has indexed 2 files, and so far only shows "17" in one folder, "5" in the other.    One of the folders says "indexing...", the other does not say anything, but it will in fact increase it's size/count if I refresh the page (at least it usually does).


 


this is a lower powered device - a raspberrypi, but it seemed to be working fine when I first set it up.   This issue appeared after I did a restart.


 


Any thoughts / ideas on how to speed up the indexing?


Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Unfortunately, I do not have a solution - but I am also experiencing very slow indexing under different circumstances.

 

I am using BTSync to backup my storage files to a remote location so I can benefit from geographically remote backup (i.e. safe from fire at the house) and control (don't have to upload my files to a cloud service run by someone else). 

 

Stats:

I have ~350Gb of data spread over ~30,000 files.

I did a manual copy over USB first and then moved backup drive to remote location

Set up sync relationship

 

Now, over 24 hours later, my home computer has only index ~175Gb of data over 17,000 files.  That seems really really slow to me and indicates a bug of some sort in BTSync's indexing.

 

Any thoughts from the devs?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.