Subject: (ext.) scp failing while copying
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Florian Stoehr <email@example.com>
Date: 12/08/2004 13:38:19
> I've got a strange problem copying files via scp from a NetBSD-2.0 host to a
> FreeBSD host.
> The scp command starts to copy files, then suddenly (each try at a different
> position) stops to copy a file and says:
> flo@of [~/backuparchive] # scp 04-12-08.tar stoehr@cvs:./backuparchive/
> 04-12-08.tar 0% 0 0.0KB/s --:--
> ETAWrite failed: Permission denied
> lost connection
> flo@of [~/backuparchive] #
> Hm, it seems to work OK for small files - big files (this is 700 MB) fail.
> One time it copies 20K, one time 2 MB - and sometimes even nothing.
> SSH connections to the machine work fine.
Just one more thing: Throttling bandwith (scp -l 10000) makes the
situation better, now it copies 44% of the file before "connection lost".