Nevermind, I figured it out. I needed to rebuild ssh. Thanks everyone. -Kyle Mott
> -----Original Message----- > From: aardvark [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004 4:40 PM > To: Kyle Mott > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: Rebuilding wtmp > > Kyle Mott disturbed my sleep to write: > > I read a few manpages and did some google'ing, and couldn't find much of > > anything about rebuilding wtmp. I tried just moving wtmp to wtmp.old and > > then doing 'touch wtmp', then logging out and back in, but it still > > reads 31Dec69. Is there some way to fix this? Thanks all. > > It's possible that there's some process holding open wtmp. (You could > check this by adding lsof ("list open files") from ports -- *very* handy > to have around on general principle). If this is the case, probably > the easiest way to fix things would be to rename the file, touch wtmp, > then reboot. > > Interestingly enough, a Google for "wtmp freebsd" turned up this message > from the FreeBSD-Security list: > > http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/freebsd/2001-07/0055.html > > which suggests "cp /dev/null /var/log/wtmp" to fix things -- at least on > Solaris. > > I am now blessing your keyboard... > > -- > Saint Aardvark the Carpeted > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Because the plural of Anecdote is Myth. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"