[CentOS] rsync from rescue boot

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 19:47:28 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 1:07 PM,  <nux at li.nux.ro> wrote:

>>> What commands are you using exactly? To or from the rescued host? Also, are
>>> you using ssh non-standard ports?
>> It is from the rescued host - basically a:
>> rsync -essh otherhost:/path .
>> ssh otherhost 'cd /path && tar -cf - ' | tar -xvf -
>> seems to be working, so it is not related to network connectivity or ssh.
> That's odd, try rsync -e 'ssh -v' to get some more details.
> Also you will want to use some parameters to rsync (like -av or maybe even
> -z for compression etc).

I'm getting a
usage: ssh  [bunch of ssh options]
like it is giving the wrong command line to ssh. Or maybe the lack of
an /etc/ssh/ssh_config in this environment is breaking it, although my
own ssh commands and connections seem to work.  I haven't done the
chroot into the installed mount since I was planning to overwrite it.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com

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