[kwlug-disc] d-link router ssh problems
cbruner at quadro.net
Thu Jun 30 00:49:46 EDT 2011
On 6/28/2011 2:20 PM, Chris Frey wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 01:06:34PM -0400, Chris Bruner wrote:
>> I'm at quadro which I believes buys internet through bell.
>> It's not a lot of traffic in my case.
>> eg. ssh somesite
>> ls (is ok)
>> wait 10 minutes
>> ls (1/2 come to screen connection is broken)
>> I'm thinking that it is dlink specific. I'm on the second of 2 routers
>> with the same problem. Unless traffic shaping started at the same time
>> I changed the router, I think it's the router.
> I remember experiencing something similar a long time ago, with an old
> Linux box as the router, I think. Unfortunately, I've forgotten the details.
> Is wireless a part of the equation anywhere? Could there be a frequency
> interference that didn't happen with the other router?
It is a wireless router, but the computer where I noticed the error is a
direct connect. Same configuration as the linksys.
> If you leave something like top running in the window, does it eventually
> die? If it doesn't die, then it might be a timeout issue. If it does
> die, then it would seem more fundamental.
So I left top running on a server that was having problems. No
problems. Then I let the directory sit for a few hours. still no problems.
The problem has magically gone away...
> Can you start a long ssh transfer in one direction and see if the time
> it takes to to die is consistent?
> cat /dev/zero | ssh host "cat> /dev/null"
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