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Re: Bug#122188: ssh: ssh should start earlier

On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 07:49:11PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> FWIW, my coloed box starts ssh as rcS.d/S13ssh (I have a S11networking).
> Only small problem is this means there is a ssh daemon before the
> nologin file is removed (and before there are home directories), but
> this is only mildly confusing for users and it's not like I boot often
> anyway.

I think this is basically a good idea.  My ideal would be for sshd
start early (as soon as /usr is mounted, before attempting to mount
other filesystems) with a minimal config that allows only root
logins, then restart later with the normal config.  This would be a
creat option to offer out-of-the-box, though I guess it would take a
little bit of juggling to get right.


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