"WARNING: failed verification -- update retained (will try again)" message

Kevin Korb kmk at sanitarium.net
Mon Jun 3 12:47:25 UTC 2019

Usually it means that the file changed while rsync was running.  But it
can also mean that a hardware problem (usually RAM) is causing the
hashing to return bogus results.

On 6/3/19 6:09 AM, sambalist--- via rsync wrote:
> Hi there!
> On a daily backup script, I am getting a lot of these messages:
>   WARNING: <filename> -- update retained (will try again).
> I've tried googling, but i can't figure out what these messages exactly
> mean and how i can solve them.
> Any hint?
> Thank you
> Gabriele

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