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[McIDAS #MET-935016]: McIDAS - Cannot get mcunpack to execute -- keep getting message to define McINST_ROOT

Hi Alan,

> I hope that your week has been going well thus far.

Meetings (sigh)...

> I believe we have the SSH issue taken care of.  I needed to do a few
> things differently to configure the router.  My IT helper from school
> was able to ssh to the Linux machine at home successfully.  So, I
> entered the range for the UCAR domain (128.117.140.*).  I think this
> will now work.

I am able to ssh to your machine ( as 'mcidas', but
I am not able to do much.  Every time I tried to run a program, the
connection would freeze-up.  For instance, I wanted to edit 
but when I tried running:

vi .bashrc

The connection would freeze.

The connection would also freeze when trying any/all of the following:

cat mcunpack
ls /usr/local/bin
ls -alt /tmp

I am not sure what is causing this, but I suspect it might have something
to do with read/write permissions on /tmp (just a wild guess).

Each time the SSH connection hung, I was forced to kill 'ssh' on my
machine and try again.

You say that your IT helper from school got SSH working.  Perhaps
s/he can do a bit more troubleshooting to figure out why my connections
are freezing.

> As a reminder, the IP address is:
> The linux machine is named Constellation
> Of course, the user is: mcidas

Got it, thanks.

> I will send other information separately.

Got that information also.  The last hurdle is figuring out why my
SSH connections freeze when trying to do anyting that outputs anything
significant back to my terminal.

> Thank you,....Alan

I'm sorry that this has been such a hassle!


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Ticket Details
Ticket ID: MET-935016
Department: Support McIDAS
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed

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