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Re: This is weird: I can ssh into a box, but I can't access it directly

On Feb 27, 2020, James H. H. Lampert wrote:
> On 2/26/20 8:52 AM, Dan Purgert wrote:
> > Are you ssh'ing in as root?  If not, is your user's $HOME on the
> > machine's failing disk, or another (remote?) drive?
> and I replied (off-List, and *not* intentionally so):
> > Yes. As root.

Interesting that "root from SSH" would behave differently than "local
root".  That's news to me.

> [...]
> It's clearly toast. So I did a hard shutdown (and disconnected the power,
> for good measure.

Sounds like it won't be giving you any trouble for a few days (until if
you're like me, you see it unplugged and wonder why that is and ...)

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