HA! That was it! Thanks Jonathan. Sean.
-----Original Message----- From: Jonathan T. Sage [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: December 8, 2003 4:02 PM To: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' Subject: Re: Strange behavior with scp Sean Page wrote: > Hi, > > I just upgraded 2 machines to 4.9p1 and one of them is displaying a rather > odd behavior. > When I try to scp a file from said machine, it shows the first line of the > fortune (the one you see if you, say, log into a shell on the machine) on > the client end and then it quits. No error is reported in /var/log/messages > or auth.log and no file is transferred. > Has anyone seen this before? I tried using the same sshd_config as the > working machine to no avail. > Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. > > Thanks, > Sean. > This is happening because fortune is hijacking the tty. edit your shell init program to not run fortune on non-interactive shells, or remove it all together and scp should work fine again. ~j -- "Yesterday upon the stair I saw a man who wasn't there, he wasn't there again today, oh how i wish he'd go away" Rev. Jonathan T. Sage Lighting / Set Designer Professional Web Design [HTTP://theatre.msu.edu] [EMAIL PROTECTED] [See Headers for Contact Info] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"