File size limitations?
nigelb at muscat.com
Thu Apr 10 22:46:55 EST 2003
I'm running rsync 2.5.6 protocol version 26 on solaris 8.
I have a local software RAID array, plus a mounted netapp fileserver, and am
looking to replicate the contents of the netapp mount on the RAID array.
I run a cronjob each night, with lines like :-
/usr/local/sbin/rsync -ar /netapp/all/projects /backup/vol0/ >>
Looking at the log files, I get warnings :-
delete_file: rmdir(projects/src/PDF/ExtractText/lib/AIX) : File exists
rsync: symlink "projects/src/PDF/ExtractText/lib/AIX" -> "aix": File exists
(which I believe the --delete option will fix)
But I also get messages like :-
readlink staff/ex_staff/mickie_mouse.tar.Z: Value too large for defined data
>From a command prompt, I am able to cp mickie_mouse.tar.Z (on the mounted
netapp) to the local RAID array, and indeed rsync seems to have copied the
file successfully as well.
Anyone have any clues whether this is a faulty error message, or if there is
actually something going wrong which I may not have spotted yet?
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