ssh within lan, bidirectional, causes Linksys wireless router to hiccough

Alex Katebi alex.katebi at
Sat Jan 24 20:50:46 UTC 2009

Why you need to move files around? wouldn't it be nicer if all files were in
one place and all the nodes had access to them? I would use NFS. put all the
files on a server and export that directory to all clients. It is very easy
to do that.

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 6:42 AM, Alan E. Davis <lngndvs at> wrote:

> I connected to another machine on the same wireless router by ssh.  Then
> from that machine, I did "scp <filename> ... " back to the machine I am
> connecting from.  This clobbered the wireless router.  Unplugging the router
> and modem got things back to normal.
> I like the ability to move files around on the LAN side of the wireless
> setup.  Is there something I need to know more about to do this?
> I would very much appreciate hearing from a networking guru about this.  At
> that point I have other questions about connecting between a hardwired
> connection to my school network, and a machine plugged in to the same
> network, but behind a linksys wireless router by dhcp.  Is it possible to
> connect them?
> Thank you
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