OT: Keystrokes stick every ~1500 strokes

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Sat Mar 27 00:31:40 UTC 2010

On Mar 26, 2010, at 5:18 PM, Joe R. Jah wrote:
> Since last Monday my ssh connections started working erraticly.  Today I
> tested it by holding down a key until it stops printing, and made several
> itterations; it turns out that ~1500 key strokes print on the screen; then
> it stops responding for several seconds; then it spits out ~25 missed
> keystrokes.

Sounds like a path MTU problem; perhaps something thinks it should be doing Jumbo frames and can't, or perhaps VLAN tagging or something else is being used....

ping -s 1480 hostname and similar can be helpful.


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