On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 09:49:00PM +0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed:
> After upgrading from 4.6-STABLE to 4.9-STABLE (religiously following the Handbook),
> I could not login to a second or another ssh session. I still, however, have my
> current connection to where I performed the make world steps. This is a REMOTE
> machine and I do not want disconnect this current ssh session because of fear that I
> may not get a successful ssh connection again.
First: did you run mergemaster?
I remember somewhere after 4.6 I was experiencing the same problem.
It had to do with the PAMification of ssh and caused sshd to refuse any
new connections. I believe killing the sshd parent process and restarting
it solved it for me, without losing my existing connection.
Just for cases like this I usually keep another ssh daemon running
(usually the non-commercial version of www.ssh.org) on a nonstandard port
or I enable a thouroughly wrapped and firewalled telnetd, just in case.
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