sshd configuration after mergemaster

John DeStefano john.destefano at
Mon Mar 21 15:28:50 PST 2005

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 21:08:50 +0100, Christian Hiris <4711 at> wrote:
> On Monday 21 March 2005 18:55:18, John DeStefano wrote:
> > I've just completed a successful transition from 5.3-BETA7 to
> > 5.3-RELEASE via the usual "makeworld" procedures.  Thanks to spending
> > some time with "mergemaster -p", all of my configuration seems to have
> > carried over and is working perfectly, with the exception of ssh.  The
> > only difference between the original and temporary versions of
> > sshd_config was a single line I had entered in order to prevent "root"
> > from logging in via ssh as "root".  Everything else, with the obvious
> > exception of the config file signature, was the same.
> >
> > Yet I'm now getting errors when I try to ssh from any location
> > (remote, LAN, even testing on the same terminal).  If I don't do "-v",
> > the terminal window just disappears or shows no feedback.  "-v" shows
> > "no more authentication methods to try".
> This points to commitment of rev. 1.35 for me:
Thanks ch.  Yikes... should I have known this on my own?

> Cheers
> ch

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