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Re: sshd crashing
On Jul 30 17:49, AleÅ wrote:
> I can confirm the issue. It's occurring after upgrade to 1.7.16 and seems to
> be limited to VMWare guests in my case. Any write attempt within the /etc
> directory causes sshd to crash. Other directories are fine.
> uname -a before upgrade (sshd doens't crash):
> CYGWIN_NT-6.0-WOW64 dbs6 1.7.15(0.260/5/3) 2012-05-09 10:25 i686 Cygwin
> and after upgrade (sshd crashes):
> CyGWIN_NT-6.0-WOW64 dbs6 1.7.16(0.262/5/3) 2012-07-20 22:55 i686 Cygwin
> cygrunsrv -S sshd
> ssh localhost
> $ touch /etc/x
> Connection to localhost closed by remote host.
> Connection to localhost closed.
> A familiar message appears in the event log:
> service sshd failed: signal 11 raised
> The /etc/x file gets created in the example above. If running vim /etc/x
> instead, the .x.swp file gets also created and a vim-nox.exe process keeps
> on living, taking all CPU resources till it's killed.
> I have reproduced this on over ten machines running MS Server 2003 and 2008,
> all VMware guests.
I can reproduce this as well. I also found the patch which introduced
the problem, but it's not clear yet, why. Stay tuned.
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