Subject: Re: ssh hangs for a while waiting to connect
To: Charles Shannon Hendrix <>
From: Andrew Basterfield <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/06/2002 03:28:36
On Tue, 5 Mar 2002 22:17:42 -0500
Charles Shannon Hendrix <> wrote:

> 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.

100% for 3 minutes, even if I abort the connection with ctrl-c from the
client the daemon doesn't notice and will continue to chew up processor
until it's finished doing whatever it is doing. Sniffing the LAN shows no
activity in this time.


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