Permissions Problems

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at
Tue Dec 23 09:38:33 EST 2003

On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 02:16:21PM -0800, Chuck Wolber wrote:
> > Here's my command copied from a shell script:\
> > 
> > rsync --verbose  --progress --stats --compress --rsh=/usr/bin/ssh
> > --recursive --times --perms --links \
> > /home/* trt at
> It looks like you don't have the --delete in there (which you should have 
> to keep identical copies on both sides, but I don't know your situation so 
> take that with a grain of salt), so based on that, I would guess you 
> *might* have a full disk on the machine that you are backing up to.
> > The script is being run from the root account. My understanding is that
> > running as root will eliminate the permission errors, but apparently
> > that's not so.
> You'll get the permission problems because a full disk will prevent you
> from adding anymore files onto it.
> -Chuck

Well, if you run one end as root and the other as non root user
(trt at host in your case) you may well have a problem with permissions.
try making sure BOTH ends are root and then see if you still get the

Tomasz Ciolek

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