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    SubjectRe: [TEST FIX] Re: SSH Hangs in 2.5.59 and 2.5.55 but not 2.4.x,
    On 2003-02-02 15:40:33 Bill Davidsen wrote:
    >On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, David C Niemi wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, David S. Miller wrote:
    > > > From: kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru
    > > > Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 02:56:41 +0300 (MSK)
    > > >
    > > > Hey! Interesting thing has just happened, it is the first time when I
    > > > found the bug formulating a senstence while writing e-mail not while
    > > > peering to code. :-)
    > > >
    > > > Congratulations :-)
    > >
    > > Just to confirm, this fix works for me as well.
    > >
    > > ...
    > > > Indeed, this bug exists in 2.4 as well of course.
    > > >
    > > > This bug is 2.4.3 vintage :-) It got added as part of initial
    > > > zerocopy merge in fact.
    > >
    > > Odd, then, that it I was unable to reproduce the SSH hangs under 2.4.18
    > > even once, despite heavily using it for several days under the same
    > > circumstances. Is there any reason 2.4.x would be better able to
    > recover?
    > > 2.5.59 with the fix seems to feel a bit less balky than 2.4.18 without the
    > > fix, so it seemed to me that 2.4.18 had some way of recovering at the cost
    > > of a several second pause in the session.
    >
    >The problem which I have been seeing with some regularity is not the hang
    >you describe (I see that infrequently) but rather a hang after I exit an
    >ssh connection. I open several dozen windows at a time to a cluster when I
    >do admin, and when I close almost always at least one doesn't drop without
    >"~." to help. So far in a hour I haven't seen that.

    That's some internal problem in OpenSSH, can be seen on Solaris as well.
    Can be easily reproduced in a ssh session:

    nohup sleep 60 &
    logout

    The ssh session will terminate only after the sleep exited.

    Franz.


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