Re: sshd won't start -- no error message

From: Mark Paulus (mark.paulus_at_mci.com)
Date: 02/04/04

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    Have you tried doing a
    'sh -x /etc/init.d/ssh start'?

    That should give you an indication of what the script thinks
    it's doing.

    On Tue, 03 Feb 2004 14:42:26 -0800, David Liontooth wrote:

    >Greetings --
    >
    >I'm having difficulties starting ssh as a daemon in Debian sid. My
    >version is 3.6.1p2-11. When I issue
    >
    >/etc/init.d/ssh start
    >
    >I get the normal "Starting OpenBSD Secure Shell server: sshd", but in
    >fact nothing starts (or at least it terminates at once -- I can't see
    >anything even starting).
    >
    >In contrast, when I issue simply
    >
    >/usr/sbin/sshd -D
    >
    >then ssh starts and works fine. Has anyone encountered this problem?
    >There is no trace of any errors in the logs.
    >
    >I'm baffled and would very much appreciate suggestions.
    >
    >Please cc me.
    >
    >Cheers,
    >David


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