Manu wrote:
> Hi Dennis,
>> SSH works fine with kernel 2.6.16-1.2096_FC4
>> But the problem started when i upgraded to kernel version
>> 2.6.17-1.2141_FC4smp

> I'm on 2.6.15-26 and you now the result. ;-)

For those experiencing similar problems that started with Linux kernels
after 2.6.16 (it's apparently not the case for Manu but sounds like it
may be for Dennis) then check these threads for a possible explanation
(broken handing of TCP window scaling on some device between client and
server) and distinctly non-optimal workaround:

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