rsync: writefd_unbuffered failed to write 4 bytes [sender]: Broken pipe

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Apr 1 02:16:52 GMT 2008

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 10:48:18AM +0200, Sebastian Kösters wrote:
> On the sun the command (in ps ef) went away after about 2 Minutes with
> the error message I sent you.

That makes it look like a connection failure then.  Perhaps a firewall
is closing an idle connection?  e.g. I once had a Linksys box that would
close my ssh connections for me unless I set a keep-alive option in the


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