[Grml] ssh server with grml_2011.12-rc1

Marc Haber mh+grml at zugschlus.de
Sun Dec 18 19:40:22 CET 2011

On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 09:20:34AM -0600, John Heim wrote:
> I got it to work. Part of the problem was that I forgot abut having to press
> tab before typing in the cheat code. But another thing I was doing wrong is
> being too quick to try to log in. The ssh daemon doesn't start until about 5
> seconds after the tone. Even after I was entering the cheat code correctly,
> I ran both an ssh command and an nmap before the daemon started.
> I actually verified this... I can type 'ssh hostname', listen to it say
> "connection refused", and run nmap all in the time between the tone and when
> the daemon starts. Welll, I'm currently testing on an old Dell 280. So that
> might be part of the problem too.

Generation of an ssh host key takes a few seconds on current hardware
and even more on older hardware. The daemon will not start before this
process has finished.


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