[2.5.6] File table overflow

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Wed Feb 26 21:09:37 EST 2003

On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 10:04:33AM +0100, jarausch at igpm.rwth-aachen.de wrote:
> Hi,
> on my linux box (2.4.21-pre4-ac4)
> I've used rsync to mirror a rather large /usr/local tree (4 Gb)
> After transmission of many files I get the error message
> rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(1045)
> According to /usr/include/asm/errno.h the code 23 says
> File table overflow

That isn't errno 23.  Code 23 is an internal error code
meaning "some files could not be transferred" In other words
the transfer was not complete.  Look for other error
messages before that one.

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