Topic "connection drop outs"

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i get this in my log:

. --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. WinSCP Version 3.6.1 (Build 221) (OS 5.1.2600 Service Pack 1)
. Login time: 19 May 2004 21:38:49
. --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. Session name: gophers
. Host name: (Port: 22)
. User name: root (Password: Yes, Key file: No)
. Transfer Protocol: SCP
. SSH protocol version: 2; Compression: No
. Agent forwarding: No; TIS/CryptoCard: No; KI: Yes; GSSAPI: No
. Ciphers: aes,blowfish,3des,WARN,des; Ssh2DES: No
. Ping type: -, Ping interval: 30 sec; Timeout: 15 sec
. SSH Bugs: -,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,
. Proxy: none
. Return code variable: Autodetect; Lookup user groups: Yes
. Shell: default, EOL: 0
. Local directory: default, Remote directory: home, Update: No, Cache: Yes
. Cache directory changes: Yes, Permanent: Yes
. Clear aliases: Yes, Unset nat.vars: Yes, Resolve symlinks: Yes
. Alias LS: No, Ign LS warn: Yes, Scp1 Comp: No
. --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. Looking up host ""
. Connecting to port 22
. Server version: SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_3.8.1p1 Debian 1:3.8.1p1-1
. We claim version: SSH-2.0-WinSCP-release-3.6.1
. Using SSH protocol version 2
. Doing Diffie-Hellman group exchange
. Doing Diffie-Hellman key exchange
. Host key fingerprint is:
. ssh-rsa 1024 7d:e1:b5:07:c6:9f:2d:c7:20:9b:f2:84:50:43:93:ff
. Initialised AES-256 client->server encryption
. Initialised AES-256 server->client encryption
. Waiting for data timed out, asking user what to do.
. Asking user:
. Host hasn't answered for 15 seconds.
. Wait for another 15 seconds? Pressing 'Abort' button will close session. ()

when i hit the retry it usually connects and then i do a file transfer from my windows machine to my linux machine. except i am getting speeds of about 250B/s Sad

anyone else get this?


because i am stressed out, i forgot to mention that this is over my lan which is 100meg. i can easily ssh to my linux box with no lag and tcptraceroute is ok so i dont know whats going on.
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Have you tried other SFTP client? Can you try PuTTY SSH client and PSFTP?
Martin Prikryl

prikryl wrote:
Have you tried other SFTP client? Can you try PuTTY SSH client and PSFTP?

I'll try tonight when i get home from work.

FYI both the switch and the two network cards in the respective machines are all running at 100 full duplex.


| linux@work|
// <-the interweb
| 4-port adsl |
| router/switch |---------------,
.............. /................................. \
............../.................................... \
----------V--------............... --------V------
| linux@home |............| XP@home |
-------------------............... ---------------

what i am trying to do is transfer from XP@home to linux@home using scp

if i do a file transfer or receive between linux@home and linux@work it works fine and the speed is very adequate.

i havent been able to see what happens if i do a transfer from the linux@home to the XP@home machine. i would have thought it's safe to presume that; if the transfer between the linux@home to the linux@work is working that the problem rests with the XP@home machine.

so to sum up:

if linux@home is the server-

a transfer from linux@home to linux@work = fast
a transfer to linux@home from XP@home = slow
a transfer to linux@home from linux@work = fast

Tonight i'll try pscp from XP@home to linux@home. If that works do you know what that would mean? what information do you want to see next if this is the case?

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