[Fwd: Re: meaning of "IO Error: skipping the delete...."]]

Nitin Agarwal nitin.agarwal at timesgroup.com
Thu Feb 7 21:40:31 EST 2002

Dear Mr. Rusty,
Today I recd one more error while running rsync:
"Unexpected EOF in read_timeout"

Further, as I told u our data is very huge (i.e. 100 GB), and it consists of large no. of
files and not few files of large sizes.

Kindly advice.

Nitin Agarwal

Rusty Carruth wrote:

> Nitin Agarwal <nitin.agarwal at timesgroup.com> wrote:
> > Dear Mr. Rusty,
> > Thanks for the reply. The problem was sorted out by changing the uid option in
> > rsyncd.conf file to root.
> > We are facing two more problem now....
> > 1) while transferring the files, sometimes the transfer breaks in between and gives
> > us the error message: "readerror: connection reset by peer"
> I know that there's a patch someone submitted a while back that
> may (or may not) fix that one.  I don't remember where it is, so I'm
> sending this to the list also in hopes that this will jog someone's memory ;-)
> > 2) sometimes it shows error message: "Erroring writing 4092 bytes - exiting".
> It may be related to (1) above (that's what I'd guess first, anyway).
> Again, hopefully someone on the list (probably the patch author) will chime
> in with the info.
> > Thanks & Regards
> >
> > We are having a large file system (approx. 100 GB).
> Oh - now that's an interesting fact.  Do you perhaps have LOTS of little
> files, or a few really big files?  I recall that there's a possible issue
> of one side deciding that the other side had gone away because that other
> side was busy calculating and did not reply in time.  There's a timeout
> value somewhere that you can make longer that may fix the problem also -
> I'd try that first.  Unfortunately I'm not sure of the name of the config
> option - check the documents and also look in the config file itself...
> > Regards
> > Nitin Agarwal
> Hope this helps!
> rc

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