My desktop is Lenny but my server is still Etch. I am having a lot of
trouble with SFTP processes hanging on the server, resulting in a hung
client as well. I use Vim's Netrw (using sftp) quite a lot to update my
website on the server and I get hit a lot by this. It also happens when
I use sftp commands manually from the commandline.
Plain ssh sessions seem stabler but sometimes also go defunct.
Here is an example showing `ps -axuf` for such a hung process (in this
case : issued the command ":e sftp://myserver.com/" in Vim to show a
Any idea what can cause this or how to solve this? I have been looking
at the KeepAlive options for sshd but that doesn't help. Sometimes a
process goes defunct right after connecting for the first time.
Thanks in advance for any help.
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