DO NOT REPLY [Bug 7438] rsync timeouts and stays in state D

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Sat Jun 19 10:54:06 MDT 2010

wayned at changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WORKSFORME

------- Comment #1 from wayned at  2010-06-19 11:54 CST -------
A non-killable process typically means that it is stuck in the kernel, and
can't be killed until it comes out again.  That is also likely to be the cause
of the hang -- it is trying to perform an operation that is hanging in the

You should check the system calls that rsync is doing, perhaps by running it
under an "strace" or "truss" type of program.  That can help you to find out
what is triggering the problem.

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