[rancid] End of Run Issue with Cisco devices

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Mon Dec 2 23:48:12 UTC 2013

Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 05:53:31PM +0200, Alan McKinnon:
> On this device, rancid works correctly till it gets to the end of
> "more system:running-config" or perhaps the beginning of
> "show running-config view full"
> log in manually (using plain telnet and again with clogin) as the rancid
> user and run those commands by hand, looking for odd and unusual output.
> Something at that point in your output is causing this expect error in
> clogin:
> write(spawn_id=1): broken pipe

This would generally point to the router pre-maturely terminating the
login/connection.   An IOS bug perhaps, where using that command causes
the parser to crash?

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