On May 2, 4:42*pm, Jean-Pierre Radley wrote:
> smlunatick typed (on Fri, May 02, 2008 at 12:40:45PM -0700):
> | On Apr 29, 5:22*am, RedGrittyBrick | wrote:
> | > smlunatick wrote:
>
> | > > I need to copy files and data off a "failing" SCO OpenServer 5.0.5
> | > > server. *I have a replacement server waiting. *I can not seem tobe
> | > > able to read the older DAT 8i 4/8GB DAT 2 tapes on my new IBM Gen. 5
> | > > DAT 72 drive since the tape cartridges constantly eject from the
> | > > unit. *I have successfully created "tar" files for my small
> | > > directories and copied them ove. *However, I have a huge directory
> | > > which will not create an "tar" or "cpio" file:
> | >
> | > One well-established way of moving large groups of files between
> | > computers is to combine rcmd with tar so as to avoid creating any
> | > intermediate files. rcmd is standard on OpenServer so if you can
> | > temporarily set up the rsh service on the other server you can use this
> | > approach:
> | >
> | > tar cf - ./bigdir | rcmd newserver (cd somewhere; tar xf -)
> | > (from memory, you get the idea).
> | >
> | > Obviously rsh is a security hazard so I'd want to isolate the two
> | > systems from the outside world whilst doing this and disable rsh once
> | > finished.
> | >
> | >
> | >
> | >
> | >
> | >
> | >
> | > > *Signal 31 - core dumped
> | > > # dfspace
> | > > / : Disk space: 11026.95 MB of 17389.48 MB available (63.41%).
> | > > /stand : Disk space: 5.01 MB of 14.99 MB available (33.44%).
> | >
> | > > Total Disk Space: 11031.97 MB of 17404.48 MB available (63.39%).
> | >
> | > > My file is:
> | >
> | > > rw------- 1 root sys 1073741312 Apr 25 11:03 file.tar
> | >
> | > > I do not have 'ssh' installed on this failing server and the
> | > > "standard" FTP does not appeare to transfer the file witht he exact
> | > > same directory structures.
> | >
> | > > How can I do this ?
> | >
> | > --
> | > RGB- Hide quoted text -
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> | > - Show quoted text -
> |
> | Tried rcmd with tar and I get "permission denied"
> |
> | Any other configurations needed?
>
> Yes.
> Is the rcmd man page too obtuse?
>
> --
> JP


On my failing SCO box, I am able to get 'rcmd' to run without any
"piped" command. Whenever I "pipe" any command thru, I get this
message and nowhere in the 'man' page can help me determine this cause.