scp 3.1p1 problem on Solaris
djm at mindrot.org
Wed May 1 22:07:06 EST 2002
On Wed, 1 May 2002, Lars Hecking wrote:
> I have removed ANDIrand from my Solaris8 system and installed patch
> 112438-01 which provides native /dev/random and /dev/urandom devices.
> Recompiled both openssl-0.9.6c and openssh-3.1p1, restarted sshd.
> Now I seem unable to use scp, and connections to the local sshd appear
> to be very slow.
> $ scp php-4.2.0.tar.gz user at remote:/WWWserv/src
> local at bastion's password:
> php-4.2.0.tar.gz 6% |* | 224 KB - stalled -
> When I'm trussing this scp process, I find that the following
> output repeats over and over at some stage:
> Received signal #14, SIGALRM, in write() [caught]
> write(7, " AF8 d >FF z y 9FF02 z x".., 8192) = 5120
> ioctl(1, TIOCGSID, 0xFFBEDE34) = 0
> getsid(0) = 508
> ioctl(1, TIOCGPGRP, 0xFFBEDE9C) = 0
> ioctl(1, TIOCGWINSZ, 0xFFBEDEF8) = 0
> write(1, "\r p h p - 4 . 2 . 0 . t".., 80) = 80
> sigaction(SIGALRM, 0xFFBEDFF8, 0xFFBEE078) = 0
> alarm(1) = 0
This is just the progress meter periodically updating, which will happen
regardless of data flow.
You need to see why the connection stalls. Does a FTP connection stall
between the two hosts? If no, you should try "scp -v -v -v xxxx yy:zzzz"
to turn on full debugging.
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