Random Timeouts?

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Fri Apr 16 10:43:21 MDT 2010

On Fri 16 Apr 2010, Erich Weiler wrote:

> As you can see, both sender and receiver are version 3.0.5.  I read
> the docs and it seems to indicate that by default there is no
> timeout...? So the error messages are confusing....

I've found that it can help to actually configure a timeout;
use the same timeout value on the client rsync as configured in the
rsync daemon (if applicable), and it works as a sort of keepalive timer,
forcing a network packet at that time if for some reason one of the
sides is stalled doing IO.


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