Subject: Re: Bad packet length
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Marcin Jessa <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/10/2006 15:30:12
On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 14:30:38 +0100
Martin Husemann <> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 01:54:47PM +0100, Marcin Jessa wrote:
> > I often get an error like this one "Bad packet length 2520006426"
> > when connected to a remote NetBSD server over ssh and when I run
> > a command spitting out lots of output to stdout
> See PR bin/31178. Sorry, I have no idea what causes it.

Just to add some aditional info:
This happened to me on the same network segment as well with MTU of
1500, although not as frequently as over internet. 
Servers I conneted to use fxp and re nics.

A quick workaround is to run things in a screen session :)