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SubjectRe: Another rsync over ssh hang (repeatable, with 2.4.1 on both ends)
On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 04:31:07PM +0000, Russell King wrote:
> writes:
> > Russel, you are warned that kernels<2.2.17 and rsync is an incompatible
> > combination.
> So, what you're saying is that because these kernels have known problems
> with rsync, the fact that my symptoms on 2.4.0 are 100% _precisely_ the
> same means its not the same bug?

Well, I can tell you that going from a 2.4.2pre2 sparc64 box via rsync
over ssh to a 2.4.2 or 2.4.1-pre8 i686 gives me the same problems.

However with slight differences. With the 2.4.1-pre8 kernel on the i686
I see "protocol error, different version of rsync?", and with the 2.4.2
kernel I get segv's in the remote rsync (I'm running the rsync -e ssh
from the sparc64).

Both systems are running IDE, ext2 only on both, no special config
options (pretty bare to be honest).

So no, this is not a 2.2.x interaction bug.

/ Ben Collins -- ...on that fantastic voyage... -- Debian GNU/Linux \
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