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SubjectRe: rsync hangs on RedHat 2.4.2 or stock 2.4.4
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, David S. Miller wrote:

> Russell King writes:
> > At the time I suggested it was because of a missing wakeup in 2.4.2 kernels,
> > but I was shouted down for using 2.2.15pre13. Since then I've seen these
> > reports appear on lkml several times, each time without a solution nor
> > explaination.
> >
> > Oh, and yes, we're still using the same setup here at work, and its running
> > fine now - no rsync lockups. I'm not sure why that is. ;(
> Look everyone, it was determined to be a deadlock because of some
> interaction between how rsync sets up it's communication channels
> with the ssh subprocess, readas: userland bug.

I'm not using ssh! This is from local disk to local disk!


Jeremy Sanders <>
Pembroke College, Cambridge. UK Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. UK

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