Re: PuTTY + Wireless = Bad Combo?

From: Jack Moe (mojorisin_at_bigmailbox.net)
Date: 07/21/04


Date: 21 Jul 2004 11:24:10 -0700

Owen Dunn <owend@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote in message news:<833c3lhds9.fsf@chiark.greenend.org.uk>...
> Jacob Nevins <jacobn@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:
>
> > Keith Cavey <keithcavey@comcast.net> writes:
> > >I'm experiencing major issues running PuTTY release 0.54 on my Windows
> > >XP Pro (latest updates/patches installed) laptop over my wireless
> > >network through a Netgear Wireless G Router. Basically, whenever I
> > >try right-clicking in PuTTY to paste text, or whenever I am performing
> > >a long list command (ls -l xxxxx) in the shell, my router crashes.
> >
> > PuTTY shouldn't be fundamentally incompatible with wireless
> > networking. PuTTY shouldn't be able to crash a router whatever it
> > does, so something is buggy with your router. It sounds like it
> > doesn't like long TCP packets or something similar.
>
> For information, I use PuTTY quite happily over a wireless network
> with none of the problems described. (This is using the old Nokia
> wireless kit which they don't make any more.)
>
> (S)
No such issues when using PuTTY (.54) and a Linksys AP/switch . . .
the version 1.0 unit, too.

Jack Moe