These options are friendly to sync to/from an ExFAT drive:
rsync -vrltD --progress --stats /source/a/ /dest/a
- options from
-afriendly with EXFAT.
If one uses the standard rsync options like:
they don't work with an EXFAT drive. You'll get errors like:
rsync: mkstemp … failed: Function not implemented (38)
because EXFAT doesn't understand permissions, owners, or groups.
rsync progress indicator
In general, rsync progress can be observed on a per-file basis using commands starting with:
rsync -av --progress
Overall rsync progress can be observed by:
rsync -a --info=progress2