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Re: scp timeout on dual-core processor

On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 05:06:07AM +1000, Steve Baldwin wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: [] On Behalf
>> Of Larry Hall (Cygwin)
>> Sent: Tuesday, 18 July 2006 4:54 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: scp timeout on dual-core processor
>> Kurt T Stam wrote:
>> > I have the same exact problem as Steve:
>> >
>> > "I have a (what appears to be) similar problem also with a dual core
>> >
>> > (Centrino Duo) machine.  My problem manifests when I attempt to paste in
>> an
>> > X window (i.e. click the middle mouse button).  I immediately (100%
>> > reproducible) get "Disconnecting: Timeout, server not responding.", and
>> my
>> > ssh session dies."
>> >
>> > I just got a new machine with a centrino duo, dual core processor...
>> > Just another data point.. If there is anything I can do in terms of
>> > diagnosis please let me know.
>> Well according to <>,
>> Steve believes this has more to do with locally installed software than
>> hardware.  Perhaps you can help him narrow down the software causing the
>> trouble?  In the past, there have been problems with Dell machines of this
>> configuration coming with Embasy software which was really gumming up the
>> works.  Maybe you can investigate this avenue if you also have this
>> software.
>Just to confirm - removing the Embassy Trust Suite (the s/w that drives the
>fingerprint reader) solved this exact problem for me (and several other

And, presumably you also chiselled out the second CPU from the surrounding
epoxy, too.  Don't forget that crucial step.

This is a "dual core problem" after all...


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