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Gnome Terminal and xterm problems

Matt Shields wrote:
> I've noticed this in CentOS 4 & 5 and Fedora 5 & 6.  If I'm in Gnome
> desktop and using any of the terminal programs and I ssh into any
> server, the connection just hangs.  Not drops, it just hangs and
> doesn't recover.  It doesn't hang immediately, it hangs after an
> unknown amount of time.
> These servers are all over the country on different ISPs in Tier1
> datacenters.  Some are in our office, so they are on the local lan.
> We have a mix of RHEL 3, 4 & 5 and CentOS 4 & 5 on the servers.  If
> I'm using a windows computer with putty or SecureCRT this never
> happens, it only happens when I'm using any of our linux desktops or
> laptops.  It doesn't matter if I'm in the office or at home (on
> comcast) or over at a friend's house (verizon dsl).  This problem has
> been going on for at least two years and I'm finally fed up to the
> point where I might switch back to windows since 99% of my job is
> working while ssh'ed into servers.
> Anyone had similar problems?

No (I use mostly Fedora 6 and 7 boxes).  Have you fired up wireshark on the
client to see what's going on at the network level when it hangs?

Also, try running 'ssh -vvv' for lots of debugging output.


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