Cygwin Rsync 2.5.6 over SSH hangs on Win2k->Win2k
maxb at ukf.net
Fri Jun 27 03:18:39 EST 2003
Tillman, James wrote:
>> When using Cygwin Rsync 2.5.6/OpenSSH 3.6.1 for copying files from
>> Win2k->Win2k, I get 2 or 3 hung processes on the receiving-side out of
>> every 50 runs. These hung processes cause the system to be unable to
>> reboot(?!), requiring a hard reset. Killing the processes allows a
>> reboot every time. I'm currently running both ssh and rsync as services
>> the recieving side. Originally, I ran them as the SYSTEM user, but that
>> prevented easy killing of the processes, so I now run them under an
>> administrative account.
I suggest building and using an unstripped version of rsync, and then using
gdb to obtain a backtrace from a hung process.
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