Login Issues

Larry Brigman larry.brigman at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 13:46:05 WST 2006


On 10/18/06, Mike O'Connor <mike at pineview.net> wrote:
> Hi All
>
> I'm having a problem which probable has a simple answer but I can not
> see it.
>
> I have a realtek 8186 board which I'm adjusting for a customer.
>
> I have setup the dropbear to use preshared keys which works correctly
> but once I gain access the connects is dropped.
>
> I'm sure its a shell issue but everything looks go in the /etc/passwd file.
>
> Dropbear is build built with the following settings.
> CONFOPTS="--host=mips --disable-zlib --disable-openpty"
> CONFOPTS="$CONFOPTS --disable-shadow --disable-pam"
> CONFOPTS="$CONFOPTS --disable-lastlog --disable-utmp --disable-utmpx"
> CONFOPTS="$CONFOPTS --disable-wtmp --disable-wtmpx --disable-loginfunc"
> CONFOPTS="$CONFOPTS --disable-pututline --disable-pututxline"
> CONFOPTS="$CONFOPTS --prefix=$ROOTDIR/filesystem"
> CC=mips-linux-gcc STRIP=mips-linux-strip
> CFLAGS="-s -Os" LDFLAGS="-s -Os"
> export CC STRIP CFLAGS LDFLAGS
> ./configure $CONFOPTS
>
> What sort of things should I be looking for and is there any debuging I
> could turn on.
>
> The syslog message give no indication of the issue.
>

If you can have a console or telnet session to help debugging this
kill off dropbear
and run it this way.
dropbear -F -E
This list has pointed me this way and it has helped to find the problems.



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