bzr was working; now can't co -- error: "ConnectionReset reading response for 'BzrDir.open_2.1', retrying" ?

Richard Wilbur richard.wilbur at
Mon Feb 16 19:29:20 UTC 2015

On Sat, Feb 14, 2015 at 9:27 AM,  <h15234 at> wrote:
> Hadn't realized that I needed to check the ssh comms; thoug[ht] that bzr's output would 'tell me' more clearly.  Noted for future ref.
> Found a non-ascii garbage character in the IdentityFile path in ssh_config for * -- on multiple machines.

Not sure how much more specific (or helpful) the bzr error messages
could be in a case like this.  Does OpenSSH tell us much except that
we failed to read what we wanted?  How could we provide more useful
error messages?

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