Re: Rsync completely hangs machine
On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 12:01:53AM +0000, Jonathan Melhuish wrote:
> Jonathan Melhuish wrote:
> >Jonathan Melhuish wrote:
> >>I have a headless network server at home on which I am running
> >>Debian stable and the latest "stable" release of rsync. It was
> >>previously working fine, but now hangs the machine (or at least,
> >>it disappears from the network) as soon as my rsync client
> >>attempts to send the first file.
> >Even wierder - if I delete that file, it now works! I guess I
> >should have kept the file to try and figure out what was so
> >'special' about it as to crash rsync... ahh well...
> Hmm, then it does a few more files and then crashes the machine
> again :-(
It sounds like your hard disk is about to die. Try to backup as much
of your data as you can and replace the disk.
Marc Nozell <email@example.com> http://www.nozell.com/blog