FreeBSD mknod errors

jw schultz jw at
Thu Dec 18 15:41:12 EST 2003

On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 10:30:27PM -0600, Elvar wrote:
> Hi all, I ran across a few threads on google regarding FreeBSD's rsync mknod
> problem but I didn't find any good fix. I was wondering if anyone knows more
> about this and a good fix. Here's an example of the output.

There has been a patch for rsync to work around this and also
a freeBSD kernel patch was submitted.

Look for "FreeBSD mknod refuses to create pipes and fifos"
on 29Nov on this list for the kernel patch.

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