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Re: Bug#189425: openssh: with default config, sshd fails on kernels other than Linux > 2.0

On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 09:35:40AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> tags 189425 moreinfo
> thanks
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 07:14:36PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > retitle 189425 PrivSep option doesn't work on GNU/Hurd (pending patch)
> > thanks
> Hi,
> Is anyone looking at this? I would rather not leave this open with no
> information beyond a vague "it failed last time I tried"; we have enough
> bugs to deal with as it is.
> The ssh package currently in the archive for hurd-i386 should be quite
> adequate for somebody to install this and at least try it out.

I don't currently have a usable GNU system to try with this (blame the kid
who cracked gnuftp), please could anyone do it?

IIRC the problem is with default configuration (ie, PrivSep enabled) sshd
doesn't accept logins.

Colin: please keep the bug open untill fixed, it'd be very impractical for us
to lose all the logged information.

Robert Millan

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