rsync 2.6.2 hang (was rsync 2.6.2 crash)
rsync at computerdatasafe.com.au
Wed Sep 29 05:34:28 GMT 2004
>Hey, that's pretty funny. Actually, I would much prefer a Linux environment, but I don't
>always get what I want. We are primarily a Windows and HP-UX shop, so it's not so
>easy get the powers that be to buy into a Linux box. In addition, I'm using several
>sets of in-house libraries for this project that have not been built on Linux. I could
>easily burn another couple of months setting up build environments and testing
>the Linux builds. Not going to happen at this point.
>Our low-end server environment is W2K3, so that's what I'm stuck with.
> -------Original Message-------
> > From: Chuck Wolber <chuckw at quantumlinux.com>
> > Subject: Re: rsync 2.6.2 hang (was rsync 2.6.2 crash)
> > Sent: 28 Sep 2004 21:13:47
> > On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, jim wrote:
> > > OK, I set up a new PC with a fresh XP load to be my rsync server. Rsync
> > > by itself seems to work fine (thank God. I'm going nuts.)
> > >
> > > I am still having problems when I throw ssh into the mix. At least now,
> > > things don't crash, but they do hang. The file list gets build, the
> > > transfer starts and it gets through maybe a few hundred files, but then
> > > everything stops. All the processes are still there, but all logging
> > > stops and CPU utilization by the rsync and ssh processes go to zero.
> > >
> > > Any thoughts?
> > Install Linux instead of XP? Seriously, I gotta wonder why you are serving
> > rsync in an environment that it's really not meant to be used in?
> > FWIW; We use rsync (under Linux) to back up folders on Windows machines
> > quite a bit. Works great.
> > -Chuck
I'd have thought Chuck suggests you install a Linux backup server. You
don't have to run Windows on your backup server do you?
Standard Debian or whatever and backuppc will probably handle it.
Tell management it's like HP-UX but cheaper and you don't have to face
HP delivery times:-) Or Windows viruses.
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