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Re: SSH tunnelled X sessions become unresponsive.



On Fri, 2007-03-23 at 17:01 +0000, Andy Burns wrote:

> I *think* the version of Xorg in F7/rawhide now uses XCB underneath
> Xlib as the transport, I don't claim to know all of Xorg's internal
> plumbing, but could this be related, or be causing some weird SSH/Xorg
> interaction?

FC7 isn't using XCB yet, still a little sketchy for my taste.  I'm
aiming for FC8 for it though.

> If I start Xming as a listening X server on the Windows box, then
> start a command line Putty/ssh connection to the F7 machine, and
> initiate a Gnome session back to the Windows box, with
> 
> export DISPLAY=aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd:0.0
> gnome-session &
> 
> it seems to run for longer, before meeting the same fate

My usual method for debugging this sort of thing is to use wireshark to
see which side's network traffic is stopping.

- ajax


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