sshd error message - more info

Paul Murphy pnmurphy at
Sun Apr 13 18:19:29 PDT 2003

On Sun, 13 Apr 2003 15:50:19 -0400
Paul Murphy <pnmurphy at> wrote:

>  I have just done a make world/kernel upgrade from FBSD-4.7-STABLE to
>  Now sshd gives the following error (warning?) every 5 minutes:

 Due to MRTG

> sshd[93794]: fatal: monitor_read: unsupported
> request: 24
>  The sshd_config file is the default installed by mergemaster.
>  I can still ssh to this box, nothing _seems_ broken.
> [earth] /home/paul: uname -a
> FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE #0: Sat Apr 12
> 22:56:43 EDT 2003     root at 
> i386

 This happens when root tries to 'ssh <host> <command>' even though I
have'PermitRootLogin forced-commands-only' in sshd_config. The client
console gets 'Connection to <host> closed by remote host.'

 If I set 'PermitRootLogin yes' I get no errors.

 Any suggestions?

Cogeco ergo sum
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