Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 50336
ftp hangs during mget
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:35:17 EDT
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Description of problem:
I just did a fresh install of RH 7.1 without installing a firewall.
I connect to my company's network using a modem and PPP.
When I try to download files using mget, ftp will download
several files and then hang. The ftp will not respond to
Crtl C to interrupt the file transfer. I have to do a 'kill'
to get rid of it. Single file transfers with 'get' and 'put'
I can download files with 'mget' on my RH 6.2 machine
I use 'ftp -dvi hostname' to connect. When the ftp
hangs during 'mget' it just stops responding without
any error messages to indicate a problem.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.ftp -dvi hostname
Actual Results: ftp hangs
Expected Results: ftp should download all the files matching '*.c'
I do not have a firewall set up and kerberos is not installed.
I have this identical problem every since I installed RH7.1 in June 2001.
Both 'mput' and 'mget' show this behavior. I called RedHat tech. support
and they told me to use a different problem which was a worthless
suggestion as I have scripts set up for regular distributions that use
I finally gave up and now I tar up my files and just use 'put' and 'get'.
Please verify this with a newer version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Fedora
Core and reopen it against the new version if it still occurs.
Closing as "not a bug" for now.