OpenVZ 7 and Ubuntu 18.04 VPS Shutdown or Restart hangs SSH

Fixing SSH hanging on VPS restart (OpenVZ/Ubuntu)

One of the (few) benefits of OpenVZ is that your instances reboot very fast which can make for a quick workflow… unless of course reboots hang your terminal window.

My Vinker T01-A “manual”

The down side to some of these cheap-yet-complex devices is that if you lose the manual and can’t find one online, your garbage bag often ends up with an extra item in it.