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Re: SSH -R problem
- From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 10:24:50 +0200
- Subject: Re: SSH -R problem
- References: <m16v96P-000JyXC@mail.interzone.com>
On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 11:48:56PM -0400, Steve Chew wrote:
> Everything works OK at first but after enough sessions are made
> across the SSH tunnel, I can no longer open sockets and other network
> programs on the Cygwin system (such as IE) fail. If I create enough
> sessions the entire system can hang.
> One symptom of the problem is that after each session
> I end up with an extra socket in the LISTEN state on the Cygwin box
> (use netstat -an to check the socket states). I don't know why there
> would even be any sockets in the LISTEN state on the Cygwin box since
> the ssh client shouldn't have to do a listen.
I can reproduce it on XP. An strace output shows nothing strange.
Especially listen() is never called (otherwise it would show up in
strace). I must assume that this is one of several annoying problems
in Winsock. I've no idea why a socket is going into LISTEN state
under these circumstances.
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