I/O errors when backing up from ext3 to UDF
paul at gear.dyndns.org
Tue Jan 22 02:02:21 GMT 2008
Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Friday 18 January 2008, Paul Gear wrote:
>> Hi. I'm trying to back up from an ext3 filesystem to an IOMega Rev USB
>> cartridge drive, which uses a UDF filesystem. It appears to the system
>> as /dev/scd0, but can be mounted in R/W mode.
>> I get a bunch of errors like this:
>> rsync: mkstemp
>> 617_.WMF.M9ACqm" failed: Input/output error (5)
>> There are approximately 2500 files in the directory, all with similar
>> names. 38 of them copy correctly. The destination drive is not full.
>> What else could be causing this problem?
> probably a filesystem error, not rsync. make sure you can copy the files by
> hand using `cp`. if that fails, you need to unmount the disk and run `fsck`
> on it.
The boss chose the best possible solution to this problem: they're only
old clipart files, so he deleted them. :-)
Thanks for your help anyway.
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