error from rsync2.5.6
jw at pegasys.ws
Fri Sep 19 09:21:28 EST 2003
On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 09:50:53AM -0700, Jennifer Lu wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> Thanks for the tips, I gave it a try and still got the same error.
> I compiled rsync2.5.6 on Solaris 9 successfully. I tried to
> run rsync with the same version on both servers as follow:
> source.server:/usr/bin/rsync.256 --rsync-path=/usr/bin/rsync.256 --rsh=/usr/bin/ssh -C --stats
> --timeout=43200 -avSH --delete /tmp destination.server:/tmp
> It seems rsync completed but with one error:
> Number of files: 816939
> Number of files transferred: 0
> Total file size: 27234835633 bytes
> Total transferred file size: 0 bytes
> Literal data: 0 bytes
> Matched data: 0 bytes
> File list size: 17920432
> Total bytes written: 17920448
> Total bytes read: 20
> wrote 17920448 bytes read 20 bytes 16866.32 bytes/sec
> total size is 27234835633 speedup is 1519.76
> rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at main.c(620) <<<<< The error message
> Should I modify it on main.c file? Appreciate any help.
> I also added /usr/local/lib by running crle command.
That error indicates a child process returned an exit status
It looks like you using the Sun supplied ssh. There have
been a number of reports of problems with Sun's ssh port. I
know dependancies are a pain but i'd suggest using a self
built openssh on both ends. If you use the latest source
that will also close up some security holes.
> > Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 08:59:24 +0100
> > From: Dave Barstow <dbrsync at uk.photronics.com>
> > X-Accept-Language: en
> > MIME-Version: 1.0
> > To: Jennifer Lu <mou at goodluck.sfbay.sun.com>
> > CC: rsync at lists.samba.org
> > Subject: Re: error from rsync2.5.6
> > Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> > Jennifer,
> > I recall getting some error like this when I setup rsync on Solaris 9. I'd
> > recommed the following:
> > 1. Check the rsync version is the same at both ends.
> > 2. Use option --rsync-path to tell rsync where its friend keeps the binary.
> > 3. Check your runtime library path with crle command at both ends. I suspect
> > /usr/local/lib should be there.
> > I have problems compiling both samba and rsync under solaris 9. configure (Make)
> > can't seem to work out where popt.h is and I'm not sure if ln -s
> > /opt/sfw/include/popt.h
> > or ln -s popt/popt.h is correct for rsync.
> > Dave.
> > Jennifer Lu wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I just compiled new release 2.5.6 rsync in solaris5.9 machines,
> > > and ran a rsync job,I got the following errors:
> > >
> > > rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at main.c(620)
> > >
> > > Both source and destination servers are running 5.9, can you please
> > > tell me should I update anything in main.c file?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Jennifer
> > >
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