scp: Write Failed: Cannot allocate memory

Jeremy Chadwick freebsd at
Sat Jul 2 05:49:46 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 12:54:35AM -0400, jhell wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 01, 2011 at 03:22:32PM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > The user in that thread is using rsync, which relies on scp by default.
> > I believe this problem is similar, if not identical, to yours.
> rsync(1) does not rely on scp(1) whatsoever but rsync(1) can be made to
> use ssh(1) instead of rsh(1) and I believe that is what Jeremy is
> stating here but correct me if I am wrong. It does use ssh(1) by
> default.

My apologies; yep that is what I meant.  It uses ssh(1) pipe for I/O
transport.  :-)

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