Strange rsync error

Pournaris Charalampos charpour at
Sun Nov 11 19:00:42 GMT 2007


Sometimes when I am using the command:
rsync -avR -e rsh "/raid/system/Images/./GHOST.BAT" --delete -z --progress 
--exclude-from=/usr/local/excludes --bwlimit=70

I get the following error:

rsync: mkdir "/raid/system/Images" failed: File exists (17)
rsync error: error in file IO (code 11) at main.c(529) [receiver=2.6.9]
rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (8 bytes received so far) [sender]
rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at io.c(453) 

Other times it just works fine. Any ideas what the above error means and 
why that happened?

Version: rsync  version 2.6.9  protocol version 29

Thanks for your time.

Charalampos Pournaris
charpour at

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