[SATLUG] Samba balks at copying file, VI chokes, SFTP craters....
firestorm.v1 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 09:27:51 CST 2006
Tried monitoring /var/log/messages, nothing indicating hardware or FS
Gzipping the snmpwalk file finally allowed me to scp it off the machine.
That was really weird. Do you know why a gzipped text file would work but
copying the file itself wouldn't?
On 3/24/06, Eli Cantu <eli at then7.com> wrote:
> hmmm. maybe try compressing first
> gzip snmpwalk.txt
> then retry your scp/sftp, perhaps an rsync.
> are you getting any i/o errors, in the log perhaps?
> On Fri, March 24, 2006 9:09 am, FIRESTORM_v1 said:
> > I have this one file in my linux server that is a text file of an SNMP
> > dump
> > It's called snmpwalk.txt.
> > It's located in /root with the following shows on ls-la:
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 676314 Mar 24 07:58 snmpwalk.txt
> > I'm logged in as root and when I try to copy the file off the computer
> > using
> > SSH (WinSCP and psftp)
> > or using Samba (by dropping it into a public folder, the operation times
> > out
> > and I am unable to complete
> > the transfer. When I use vi to view the file and I use PgUP and PgDN to
> > navigate the file Vi takes a few
> > secconds to respond. I tried renaming the file, adding "This is a text
> > file" at the top and for some reason
> > I just can't do anything with it.
> > Any ideas how I can get the file off the server and onto my
> computer? (I
> > don't have a keydrive handy either)
> > Thanks for your info..
> > Matt.
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