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Re: More on SSH problems....

On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 03:50:21AM -0700, Stephen C. Biggs wrote:
> > So it's not the sshd server chroot'ing (which isn't implemented
> > in the official ssh sources anyway).  The problem might be related
> > to the fact that sshd and the shell script (another bash, that is)
> > is still running not chrooted (using the Cygwin DLL in /bin) and
> > the child bash is running using the Cygwin DLL in the chroot jail.
> This sounds about right because it doesn't 
> dump the connection until after it logs on.  But, 
> it is the sshd server that dumps the connection, 
> not ssh. (In the client side: "Connection to 

Sure.  Think about the situation.  Only ssh is running on the client
side.  sshd -> bash -> script -> chroot -> bash is running server side.

> localhost closed by remote host").  This is now 
> getting me very confused!  Unless something is 
> being transmitted wrong, but it only seems to 
> matter when public key authentication is being 
> used.  Perhaps something needs the dll 
> constantly in the client?  Bad news!

Patches gratefully...


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