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Re: OpenSSH tty problem

On Sat, 22 Jan 2000, Michael G Schwern wrote:

> The latest ssh package (1.2.1pre24-1) appears to have an odd problem:
> schwern@blackrider:~$ ssh athens.arena.com
> You have no controlling tty.  Cannot read passphrase.
> This problem occurs both in X (under xterm and Eterm) and on console.
> I recompiled openssh 1.2.1pre24 from the Debian sources and got the
> same problem (I didn't try just the original sources, though).
> I finally compiled the non-free ssh Debian source and it works okay
> which leads me to believe its not my tty but OpenSSH.

I had the same problem on i386 just a couple weeks ago. I ended up wiping
the whole machine (had some partition problems, and I was trying to 3-way
bloze, Debian, and BeOS), but I suspected the problem might have been

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