[CentOS] rsync to mirrors failing

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Nov 27 18:15:48 UTC 2008

John R Pierce wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> I try:
>> rsync -auv rsync://mirrors.kernel.org/centos/5.2/updates/i386/ .....
>> And get
>> rsync: read error: Connection reset by peer (104)
>> rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at 
>> io.c(614) [receiver=2.6.8]
>> And then, if I keep trying, eventually rsync 'works' and I get my 
>> updates.
>> What is causing this?
> I periodically get this, I chalk it up to rsync not recovering very 
> well from lost packets on the public internet 

It always seems to come at the start of rsync. Don't recall ever seeing 
it once the files start moving.

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