(cross-posted this from SuperUser as the question seems more relevant to this audience)
I am attempting to SSH to a Linux (Fedora 14) machine and then open up vim to edit a file, however on my new Macbook Pro, the SSH session seems to "freeze" as soon as I open vim.
I can login fine to the Linux machine and run commands:
However as soon as I run vim, the terminal blanks out, and does not respond to
I'm using iTerm2, but the same problem occurs in Terminal.app. Also, attempting to transfer files with
scp exhibits the same behavior, so it seems related to any type of ssh-connection to this machine.
Could this have something to do with tty vs pty, or some other terminal emulation setting in OS X?
I do not have the same display problem when opening vim on the remote linux machine using Windows or other OS's. Also, I can use vim fine when connected to other remote (Linux) machines.