[Qt-creator] Timeout during SSH connection

Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at nokia.com
Thu Feb 23 10:01:06 CET 2012

On 22/02/12 20:24, ext Clifton Barnes wrote:
> I'm using Qt Creator 2.4.1 on Windows XP and attempting to connect to a Linux
> computer, running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, to use the Analyze features such as Valgrind
> Memory Analyzer.  I'm able to ssh to the Linux computer using PuTTY with my
> password or a private key.  However, when I try either method through Qt Creator,
> I get the message "Timeout waiting for reply from server."
> On the Linux side, I get the following debug output from sshd:
> sshd[5937]: Connection from port 3885
> sshd[5937]: debug1: Client protocol version 2.0; client software version QtCreator
> sshd[5937]: debug1: no match: QtCreator
> sshd[5937]: debug1: Enabling compatibility mode for protocol 2.0
> sshd[5937]: debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_4.3
> sshd[5937]: debug1: list_hostkey_types: ssh-rsa,ssh-dss
> sshd[5937]: debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT sent
> sshd[5937]: Received disconnect from 11:
> sshd[5937]: debug1: do_cleanup

I have seen similar behaviour when the server was sending a malformed 
version string, though that seems somewhat unlikely here.
If you are willing to compile Creator yourself, you can email me for 
debugging instructions. Or, if you can somehow make this host publicly 
available, I could do the debugging myself.


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