@ERROR: chroot failed

Dave Dykstra dwd at bell-labs.com
Thu Oct 11 05:12:38 EST 2001

On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 11:47:11AM -0700, Jason Helfman wrote:
> Why would I be getting this on a box? I have the same permissions on
> many other directories. Using verbose mode shows nothing more then the
> error in the Subject line.

That error is coming from an rsync daemon server.  Are you administering
that side?  If so, what does the rsyncd.conf look like?  Most likely it is
    a) it's run as root but there's no "uid = root"
    b) it's not run as root and there's no "use chroot = no"

- Dave Dykstra

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