That's hmm. interesting :) Have you tried running ssh with the
verbose flag (-v) on? That way you can see which version of ssh
and ssh protocol the local and remote end are using.
Here's an excerpt from the ssh faq:
5.21 Ssh suddenly drops connections!
This is a problem which has been reported by several people for
SunOS 4, Solaris 2, Linux, and HP-UX 9 and 10, with 1.2.16 and
1.2.17. It happens with scp, when transferring large amounts of
data via ssh's stdin, or when forwarding an X connection which
receives a large amount of graphics data (such as a MPEG movie).
[rest of the answer including the patch cut]
The current released version is 1.2.20, the location of faq is
Gergely Madarasz wrote:
> Unfortunatelly I had trouble with ssh... the X connections are
> forwarded through the ssh channel, encrypted... and sometimes
> they get broken.
> For example I was unable to run an xv through an ssh connection,
> xv exited with "server kill" or something like that
> immediatelly :(
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