rancid hangs on 'show controllers'

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Fri Mar 12 17:35:42 UTC 2004

Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 03:07:43AM -0500, David C:
> Hi Andrew,
> I just tried 2.3rc1 with the same problem (previously I was running 2.2, 
> I forgot to mention).
> I did find (with both versions) that when using clogin, setting 
> 'terminal length 0' and then doing 'show controllers' does cause it to 
> hang right near the end.

so clogin -c 'show controllers' router using ssh hangs?

> Using ssh directly and doing the same thing does not hang.
> 'show controllers' output is pretty long, so I guess there's a problem 
> in clogin somewhere dealing with large output? Should I send the entire 
> output?

if the above fails, this would be useful:

	expect -d clogin -c 'show controllers' router > log 2>&1

that will be rather large, please do not send it to -discuss list.

> David
> Andrew Partan wrote:
> >On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 02:44:00AM -0500, David C wrote:
> >
> >>Hello. I have a 1750, just upgraded to 12.3(6). Rancid hangs when 
> >>polling this device. I did a 'ps' to see the clogin line used:
> >
> >
> >I'm not sure what version of rancid you are running, but could you
> >try the latest bits?  We are just about to release version 2.3, and
> >there have been a number of fixes; maybe we got this one already.
> >	ftp://ftp.shrubbery.net/pub/rancid/rancid-2.3.rc1.tar.gz
> >
> >Thanks,
> >	--asp

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