WHAT KIND OF SH*T IS THIS: telnet and ssh
ceri at submonkey.net
Fri Feb 18 00:04:35 GMT 2005
On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 05:47:31PM -0500, Fafa Diliha Romanova wrote:
> let's get straight to it:
> whenever i telnet or ssh to something that's offline, i get e.g.:
> ssh: hostname.domain.com: hostname nor servname provided, or not known
> comeon, can't you guys at least change it to:
> ssh: hostname.domain.com: unknown
Let's get straight to it:
1) Have a little respect.
2) Don't cross-post excessively.
3) Don't obfuscate hostnames in bug reports.
4) Define "offline"; I get nothing like the behaviour that you are
describing from a downed host, nor from a non-existent host:
$ ssh quinch
ssh: connect to host quinch.private.submonkey.net port 22: Operation timed out
$ ssh sdfsdfs
ssh: sdfsdfs: No address associated with hostname
5) Come on, can't you spell check your mail before sending it?
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
not sure about the former. -- Einstein (attrib.)
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