sshd problem with recent snapshots

Ken Brown
Sat Nov 13 15:00:00 GMT 2010

On 11/5/2010 8:03 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
> If I start sshd on a machine running a recent snapshot, I'm unable to
> login to that machine via ssh.  The connection is closed right after I
> type my password.  The problem first appears in the snapshot of
> 20100917.  To reproduce:
> 1. Start sshd.
> 2. While logged in as one user, try to login as another user.  For example:
> $ ssh kbrown-admin@localhost
> kbrown-admin@localhost's password:
> Connection to localhost closed by remote host.
> Connection to localhost closed.
> The same thing happens if I try to ssh in from a different machine on
> the network.

Further information:  There are two entries in the Windows Event Viewer 
(Application Log) after the failed login:

sshd: PID 2264: Accepted password for kbrown-admin from ::1 port 1025 ssh2.

sshd: PID 2264: fatal: chmod(/dev/tty1, 0622) failed: Permission denied.


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