[CentOS] rsync to mirrors failing

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Nov 27 20:54:24 UTC 2008

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> 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]
>> 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.

ok, I'm a little more awake now.   "Connection reset by peer" is a 
classic TCP message, means the socket got a RST packet from the other 
end, and generally seems to happen when servers are too busy to want to 
talk right now.

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