SSH terminal locking up from OS X to FreeBSD

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC chad at
Wed Feb 23 05:58:22 GMT 2005

On Feb 22, 2005, at 10:04 PM, Jim Freeze wrote:

> * Chuck Swiger <cswiger at> [2005-02-22 18:43:39 -0500]:
>> Jim Freeze wrote:
>> Show us what SSH shows when the connection locks up.  In particular, 
>> try
>> doing a "<RETURN>~?" after you get the connection lockup and see 
>> whether
>> you get a menu of escape sequences back.
> Hmm, I never knew about that.
> So, I finally got tcpdump working, and after the terminal locks
> up, hitting return produces no affect on the command line, but the ssh
> connection is still open because I can see data go by on my tcpdump
> window. And, I DO get the menu of escape sequences back after typing
> "<RETURN>~?", but I was not successful in getting anything to work.
> In  fact, the tcpdump messages pretty much stopped after a few
> key strokes.

Just for giggles, what happens when you try a different encryption 
method with the ssl client?  For example,  -c blowfish

man ssh for more details


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