Cannot get dropbear to open shell on uClibC 586 inux, kernel 2.6

Matt Johnston matt at
Tue Jul 3 10:18:57 WST 2007

On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 07:15:43PM +0000, Tony p. wrote:
> Same kind of problems, everything going dandy (got a small pty test in c written
> to make sure that /dev/pts is all dandy) and I get right after authentication 
> dropbear closing connection on me. Same thing if I patch up to use mtx (I know,
> it's Sun code), if I use ptys classic or openpty. What gives ? thanks. tony

What does the server's log say? Look in /var/log/auth.log
perhaps or run with "dropbear -F -E" to run in the
foreground. If you run "ssh hostname uptime" does it work?


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