[CentOS] rsync from rescue boot

nux at li.nux.ro nux at li.nux.ro
Tue Jan 31 18:29:15 UTC 2012

Les Mikesell writes:

> If I boot a 5.7 install disk with 'linux rescue selinux=0', let it
> start the network and detect the installed system, ssh seems to work,
> but rsync fails with "rsync:  connection unexpectedly closed (0 bytes
> received so far) [receiver]).   Shouldn't it work as long as the
> underlying ssh connection works?  It doesn't prompt for the ssh
> password and using -essh doesn't change it.


What commands are you using exactly? To or from the rescued host? Also, are 
you using ssh non-standard ports?


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