rsync: readdir(.): Bad file descriptor (9)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Nov 8 21:03:41 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-08 at 12:24 -0500, Jim Carroll wrote:
> Hi,
> I've spent the better part of three weeks tracking into this problem. I
> hope you don't mind a post here on smbfs, but I was hoping someone might
> have some insight or ideas on where to look next.
> Summary: trying to rsync folders across an smb mounted share with
> EXACTLY 50 objects (folder or files), results in the error
> 	rsync: readdir(.): Bad file descriptor (9)

Which smbfs is this?  You seem to imply the FreeBSD one (which we really
don't have any involvement in).  There is also the deprecated Linux
smbfs (which we tell people to replace with the cifs vfs).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College
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