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SubjectRe: ssh won't work from initial ram disk in 2.4.18
On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 07:28:05AM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> I'm using a 2.4.18 kernel and ssh 3.0.2, and I'm trying to run ssh from the
> initrd, and it's refusing to work. The exact same setup works booted from a
> small partition, but if I take a tarball of that filesystem and dump it into
> a ramdisk, ssh always fails to authenticate. (Public key or password, it
> doesn't matter. When I run it from sh in initrd, it doesn't even prompt me
> for a password, just prints out three failure messages and exits. The same
> setup from /dev/hda1 works just fine...)

ssh tries to talk to your console.
Which apparently has not yet been assigned / set up.

Regards,
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Kurt Garloff <kurt@garloff.de> [Eindhoven, NL]
Physics: Plasma simulations <K.Garloff@Phys.TUE.NL> [TU Eindhoven, NL]
Linux: SCSI, Security <garloff@suse.de> [SuSE Nuernberg, DE]
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