rsync 2.5.6 freezes between Solaris2.6/Commercial SSH Version 2.0.12 and Solaris8/OpenSSH_3.6.1p1

jw schultz jw at
Fri Jul 18 01:50:54 EST 2003

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 08:01:06AM -0700, s chuda wrote:
> We had been using rsync and Commercial SSH to sync up
> two SUN boxes running Solari2.6 and Commercial SSH
> Version 2.0.12. It has never been a problem syncing
> between over 80,000 files and 4GB of content
> We  are upgrading to Solaris 8 and OpenSSH_3.6.1p1
> However now when I go between the older and the newer
> environment even with just a few hundred files, the
> rsync hangs or freezes when it hits a medium sized
> file about 300K in size. If I delete that file and run
> it again it will sync a few files and then hang on a
> different large file.
> I tried the same between two Solaris8/OpenSSH_3.6.1p1
> boxes and it works fine.
> Any ideas on how to handle this until we are ready to
> do a complete upgrade to Solaris8/OpenSSH_3.6.1p1
> would be appreciated.

Ask the openssh list.

My approach would be to install openssh on the 2.6 boxes.

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