writefd_unbuffered failed

Jim Salter jsalter at jrssystems.net
Sun Oct 12 04:03:15 EST 2003

> In the middle of the rsync transfer, i get the error on the client saying
> that the server unexpectedly close the connection. Upon checking the
> logs on the rsync server, i found this entry:
> Oct 10 14:39:38 linux01 rsyncd[9266]: rsync: writefd_unbuffered failed to
write 4096 bytes: phase "unknown": Connection reset by peer
> Any idea what this means? The client is running rsync with
the -ar --partial --delete options.

I've gotten similar errors when I had a corrupt filesystem on the server
side.  Have you fsck'ed both boxes?

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