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Re: rsync error -- "Protocol incompatibility" Why?

On 28 May 2018 at 22:07, Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I had used rsync to back up a different partition with no problems.
> I used that command as a model to attempt to backup another partition.
>> root@debian-jan13:~# root@debian-jan13:~# rsync --verbose  --progress
>> --stats --recursive --times --perms --links /media/root/drescued_commo/
>> /media/root/backups/drescued_commo/
>> sending incremental file list
>> rsync: change_dir "/media/root/drescued_commo" failed: No such file or
>> directory (2)

In the above command you have "drescued_commo".

> I then checked for existence of source:
>> root@debian-jan13:~# ls /media/root
>> 17oct2017   debian64          rco             sda14.bak
>> backups     gddrescued_commo  rco1            sd-card
>> common      good-fvwm         recover-common  stretch-2nd
>> common-bak  jessie8-6-sda6    sci-fi-dvds     tomboy-testing
>> root@debian-jan13:~#

In the above output you have "gddrescued_commo" which
is not the same as "drescued_commo".

Which would explain why rsync says:
"rsync: change_dir "/media/root/drescued_commo" failed: No such file
or directory (2)"

Does that help?