[CentOS] Re: Gnome Terminal and xterm problems

Matt Shields mattboston at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 13:51:06 UTC 2007

I should add that the hang occurs after an unknown amount of time.


On 7/12/07, Matt Shields <mattboston at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've noticed this in CentOS 4 & 5 and Fedora 5 & 6.  If I'm in Gnome
> desktop and using any of the terminal programs and I ssh into any
> server, the connection just hangs.  Not drops, it just hangs and
> doesn't recover.
> These servers are all over the country on different ISPs in Tier1
> datacenters.  Some are in our office, so they are on the local lan.
> We have a mix of RHEL 3, 4 & 5 and CentOS 4 & 5 on the servers.  If
> I'm using a windows computer with putty or SecureCRT this never
> happens, it only happens when I'm using any of our linux desktops or
> laptops.  It doesn't matter if I'm in the office or at home (on
> comcast) or over at a friend's house (verizon dsl).  This problem has
> been going on for at least two years and I'm finally fed up to the
> point where I might switch back to windows since 99% of my job is
> working while ssh'ed into servers.
> Anyone had similar problems?
> -matt

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