Subject: Re: ssh hangs for a while waiting to connect
To: None <>
From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/05/2002 22:17:42
On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 11:51:04PM +0000, Andrew Basterfield wrote:
> > There's a further 2 packets of ssh data exchanged in each
> > direction but that maybe just the login banner and $ prompt.
> Correction, I only let it go as far as the password prompt, these last 2
> packets are something to do with prompting the user for a password.

What is your CPU usage on the machine you are logging into like?

I'm willing to bet the retries are the client being impatient.