jarausch at jarausch at
Wed Feb 26 23:24:31 EST 2003

>> On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 10:04:33AM +0100, jarausch at 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.

Thanks, but how can I find these messages?
The log file contains over 150,000 lines.
Searching (indepent of case) for error or transfer
doesn't find a line

Helmut Jarausch

Lehrstuhl fuer Numerische Mathematik
Aachen University
D 52056 Aachen, Germany

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