vanilla rsync 3.0.9 hangs after transferring ~2000 files

Christian Iversen ci at
Mon Nov 12 02:52:39 MST 2012

On 2012-11-09 02:55, Karl O. Pinc wrote:
> On 11/08/2012 04:40:55 PM, Christian Iversen wrote:
>> On 2012-11-02 17:12, Karl O. Pinc wrote:
>>> On 11/02/2012 08:33:13 AM, Christian Iversen wrote:
>> Thank you very much for the reply. Have to say, I think it's a bit of
>> a
>> red alley / blind herring.
>> Everything is over SSH (which means it's encrypted, and as thus,
>> appears
>> like random data). I have also tried with a without compression, no
>> difference. Also, it seems to hang after approx 2000 files each time,
>> which could hardly be because of the network.
>> It's not that I don't want to debug it, but looking at megabytes upon
>> megabytes of encrypted SSH traffic is just not my idea of a good time
>> ;-)
> I'm thinking syn, ack, and rst.  You can learn a lot from a good
> rst.  :-)

I dumped the entire transmission until it stopped:



No RST when it hangs, but the server does seem to be recieving only 
packages of size 52 bytes after some incorrect checksum near the end. 
Any reason to be worried? :-)

De bedste hilsner,

Christian Iversen

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