Re: Runaway vim on SSH disconnect
on Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 06:01:25PM -0500, Derrick 'dman' Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 10:13:26AM -0500, JP Glutting wrote:
> | I have a problem with a Debian-stable (Wody) install. When I connect via
> | ssh to this box, and the connection gets cut while I am running a vim
> | session, vim runs out of control and the CPU usage goes up to 99.5%. The
> | process has to be killed manually. I have heard that this is a problem
> | with older versions of ssh, but I am using OpenSSH.
> It happens with any terminal that can become disconnected from the
> | Does anyone know a workaround (other than a script that seeks and
> | kills runaway vim sessions...)?
Use 'screen' for remote sessions.
Article in this month's LJ, or apt-get install screen.
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