[TriLUG] Ot: File Transfer
jason at cerient.net
Thu Jun 16 15:18:48 EDT 2005
you can use rsync with the -z option to compress the data stream which
works particularly well with text files.
Mark Freeze wrote:
> I just had a client ask me a few questions about file transfer and I
> wanted to ask everyone for ideas on the best way to handle the
> They are a 100% Mac shop and they want to transfer me a 16Gb text
> file. If I have a dedicated T1 and so do they, how long might the
> transfer take assuming that I download the file from their ftp server?
> If I were to use my 30gb notebook usb drive, (that I currently use
> with my XP machines) could they just plug it into their systems and
> copy the file over? I think that the drive is formatted with ntfs.
> (This may be a silly question but I know nothing about Mac's, their
> filesystems, etc...)
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