[clug] remote ssh or console - hitting a key to update stdout

Peter Barker pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Tue Jul 16 02:08:27 MDT 2013

On Tue, 16 Jul 2013, Neil Symons wrote:

> Has anyone come up with a situation where you build two linux servers (in
> this case OEL6) and both are doing the following;
> Run a top command and you have to press a key for it to update
> and running ping command and you have to press enter for it to update.
> It's like every refresh is paused until a keyboard interrupt is performed
> I don't recall ever coming across this and I think I have come up with a
> small challenge.

OK, outside possibility.  If they're both VMs - could they be starved for 
entropy to feed ssh?

> Neil Symons

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