Unable to use rdist in parrellel mode with 2.1.0p2 ...

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Wed May 31 11:28:39 EST 2000

On Tue, 30 May 2000, Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> Morning all ...
> 	using the following command to sync up the binaries on several
> machines:
> 	rdist -P /usr/slocal/bin/ssh -Rf /root/sync-systems
> 	generates the following error message(s):
> 	If I change the -Rf to -RFf, to force it to do one at a time, it
> will work ... even narrowing it down to only 2 hosts at once generates the
> same errors ...
> 	This is on a Solaris 7/sparc machine ... contention for the
> entropy pool? *raised eyebrow*
Are you using EGD or the builtin entropy collection code?

In any case what is really needed here is the full output from
a failing client. Would it be possible to run the client with a wrapper
to collect its log output to a file?


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