[clug] [UNCLASSIFIED] rsync, samba and ssh stalls

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Tue Aug 2 06:21:22 GMT 2005

On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 11:29:55AM +1000, Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a cron job that uses rsync over ssh to back up a Samba server.
> The job seems to hang a lot of the time during office hours, a lot
> less out of hours. My assumption was file locking, but the files it
> stops on don't seem to be ones that anyone is using. If I kill the
> process, it usually works the second or third time, and I can tar the
> whole lot to /dev/null/ with no dramas.
> Any ideas for further investigation?

Have you tried stracing it while it's stuck? What's an lsof of the PID
report at the time?



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