[CentOS] rsync over ssh stalls after completing the job

Tue Apr 13 20:29:26 UTC 2021
Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>

> On Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:09:42 -0700 (PDT)
> Paul Heinlein wrote:
>> Is there any chance that your shell is configured to emit anything to
>> stderr or stdout when you logout of jeff? It's fairly rare, but I've
>> seen logout messages mess up rsync before.
> I don't think so.  The only change from the default .bashrc on both
> machines is the addition of "unset command_not_found_handle", and in
> .bash_profile on mutt I have xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = 0x0000", which
> hasn't changed since 2016 according to the timestamp on the file.  Other
> than that, the .bash* files are just the defaults.  sshd_config has
> nothing other than the default settings for logout messages, and in any
> event none of these things have changed since last week and it did work
> then.
> I wonder if it's something to do with the last Centos 8 update.  There was
> a fair amount of stuff updated including the kernel.  I just rebooted both
> machines with the previous kernel and nothing changed, so that doesn't
> appear to be it either.

You could try running strace on the hanging process so see what it's doing.