> In article <bJhRa.7892$r35.1703fe03.atl2.webusenet.com> "willjay" <willjayexcite.com> writes:
> $I just installed 5.07 on a Compaq Pentium Pro Quad 200mz Proliant. Openssh
> $is very slow to login and screen updates freeze for periods of 4 - 5
> I have a client who recently upgraded from an older machine
> (5.0.5, PIII 700 or thereabouts, openssh 3.3 or 3.4) to a new
> single-processor Xeon 2.4 GHz with a gig of RAM and 5.0.7.
> When I say upgraded, it was done as a fresh install on the new
> box, and then I manually imported users via ap, moved files,
> updated config files, etc. so I'm confident that I didn't whack
> part of the new OS or openssh with old stuff.
> Both the client and server parts of openssh are slower on this
> machine than on the older machine. Connecting to a remote machine
> via ssh results in a 15-30 second (haven't actually timed it)
> delay after providing the user name and password, before the
> next thing shows up (the TERM= line from the .profile). Connecting
> to the new machine from a remote machine is somewhat slower; there's
> a delay of a few seconds (maybe 5 or so - again, haven't timed it)
> after providing either a user name and password or user name and
> the password for a private keyfile.
> It's not a big deal for me since I rarely need to ssh from that
> box to another and I can deal with a 5-second delay when I connect
> in from elsewhere. One of these days I may try turning on debugging
> to see if I can figure out at what point it's bogging down.
> In both cases, I haven't noticed anything unusual once the
> login has completed - screen updates etc. seem to work just as
> well as they did on the older box.