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Re: debian rsync mirrors busy all the time

On Mon, 22 Feb 1999, Nathan E Norman wrote:

> As Jason mentions, there is some sort of bug that causes rsyncd to
> maintain connection in the CLOSE state.  I don't know whether this is an
> rsync bug or a kernel bug (I've heard both), but until it's fixed it's

It is both, the kernel socket timeout mechanism is faulty and the rsyncd
timeout mechanism is faulty so it ends up sticking around forever.

> yet another reason to not raise my limit.  I do try to "clean out" the
> connections periodically (is there a "nice" way to do this?  killall is
> a bit rude :)

I usually ps aux | grep rsync and kill the ones that are days old.


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