workaround for VMware WS NAT bug triggered by OpenSSH 7.8p1 changes

Enji Cooper yaneurabeya at
Sat Dec 22 00:09:01 UTC 2018

> On Dec 21, 2018, at 3:55 PM, Yuri Pankov <yuripv at> wrote:
> Hi,
> There's apparently a bug in VMware Workstation NAT implementation, made
> visible by the change to default values of IPQoS in OpenSSH 7.8p1,
> making all ssh connections from the guest behind the NAT to fail with
> obscure "Fssh_packet_write_wait: Connection to port 22:
> Broken pipe".
> I wonder if we could integrate the attached patch (or some smarter
> version of it) for the time being as the bug affects several major WS
> releases, and it's not immediately clear where the problem is.
> The change itself:
> The bug reports (some of them):
> The patch itself is attached.
> <vmwssh.diff>

	Cool… yeah… I’ve been running into this issue for a while with VMware Fusion 11.0.1.
	I CCed mp@ for visibility.
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