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Re: sshd start weirdness

On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 05:41:23PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:

> My guess here is that /dev/null is broken, which causes the daemon()
> library call to fail, which causes sshd to fail to start, but -d causes
> sshd not to daemonize. 'ls -l /dev/null' should look like this:
>   crw-rw-rw-    1 root     root       1,   3 Jan  4  2003 /dev/null

Bingo! I had:

# ls -l /dev/null
-rw-rw-rw-    1 root     root            0 Jul  6 14:10 /dev/null

All fixed now.


Bob Bernstein   

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