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Re: for the people whose screen does not crash

From: Trent W. Buck
Subject: Re: for the people whose screen does not crash
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 00:42:27 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 07:39:14AM +0000, Stephane Chazelas wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 06:21:46PM -0500, Mag Gam wrote:
>> I am slowly being convinced that my screen crashes (or freezes mainly) are
>> due to my environment settings. This can include env or stty settings.
>> For the people whose screen does not crash what special settings are you
>> using?
> I sometimes experience screen freezes when I do some "screen -x"
> over ssh and the ssh connection is lost in such a way that sshd is
> not terminated straight away.

Oh sure, I can get that kind of "freeze" by yankin' the ethernet cable
out of the box, or changin' my IP address.

> I then reconnect using another ssh session and after some time,
> one of the windows freezes (generally the one that was being
> displayed in the frozen session).

That's not my experience, but I always kill the remote screen session
with C-a k (I use nested screens) as soon as I notice it has frozen.

> I guess, it's because of some buffer filling up. The solution in
> that case is to kill the /dangling/ screen -x to the dead ssh
> session.


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