Bug 490249 - rsync daemon fails to respond
rsync daemon fails to respond
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rsync (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Simo Sorce
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-03-13 23:36 EDT by Mikus Grinbergs
Modified: 2010-06-28 07:28 EDT (History)
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Description Mikus Grinbergs 2009-03-13 23:36:03 EDT
Description of problem: I like to use rsync to synchronize the files between similar systems.  Had one XO (OLPC) [IP] running rawhide-xo.  Converted a second XO [IP] to rawhide-xo.  Wanted to copy files from the first to the second.  Set up /etc/rsyncd.conf at the first <it defines [verse]>, and entered 'rsync --daemon'.  Entered 'rsync -a /home/user/dir' at the second.  Expected files to be copied from dir at the first to dir at the second [this is how I successfully synchronize non-rawhide (e.g., F9) systems.]  The command at the second XO failed [with the misleading error message "failed to connect to No route to host (113)"].  The reason the error message is misleading is that the exact same error message is produced if I never started the daemon on (an XO running rawhide);  further, if instead I try the rsync to a daemon on (an XO running F9), everything works -- so the 'route' *is* there.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): rsync-3.0.5-1.fc11.i586

How reproducible:  Happened every time I tried to contact the daemon on the XO running rawhide.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Set up and launch the rsync daemon on XO running rawhide
2.Try to contact that daemon from another system
Actual results:
"Contact" to rsync daemon not established (no files compared or transferred).

Expected results:
The files in the indicated directory trees would be compared, and replacements would be transferred from the target system to the requesting system, so as to synchronize those directory trees

Additional info:  Running rawhide-xo file 20090312.img, installed on XO via 'copy-nand'
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 08:14:04 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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