RSync hangs up on file transfer

Andre Alexander Bell andre.bell at
Sun Oct 12 18:59:25 EST 2003

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On Wednesday 08 October 2003 20:53, jw schultz wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 08:37:27PM +0200, Andre Alexander Bell wrote:
> > On Monday 06 October 2003 20:48, jw schultz wrote:
> > > updated.  The third is for there to be corruption such as
> > > defective hardware or the destination being on nfs.
> >
> > These harddisks are 6 month old 200MB ide harddisc drives. So they are
> > quite new. Nevertheless, since this seems to be the last option to check
> > I'll go and get some new harddiscs to check for this...
> Hard disks are at the bottom of my list of hardware
> failure causing such errors.  Because disks are prone to
> error they have a good deal of built-in error detection.
> 6 months is, however, a fairly typical lifespan for IBM or
> Hitachi deskstars.  Hitachi bought out the infamous IBM
> deskstar MFG facility and is now making the drives under
> their own label.

These harddiscs are Maxtor 6Y200P0. Since they are nearly full I'll go and 
replace them with a RAID-5 System anyway. So I can check for defective 

> More likely is PCI timing errors, bad or misrouted cables,
> failing memory (under stress), overtemp, and undervolt.

The RAID-5 upgrade causes me to change the computercase. The new case does 
have better powersupply and better air flow for cooling the system. I'll come 
up with a mail here if this changed anything or not.


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