"who" is showing impossible things (small update)
niclas.zeising at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 08:40:03 UTC 2007
On 4/18/07, Joel V. <joel at starman.ee> wrote:
> Yep I had screen running. You think it could just be a zombified screen from
> 2006? I have irssi running in screen and it worked fine, and never before it
> had shown up like that with "who"...
> Changed passwords and restarted the server and now it seems to be okay.
Please don't top-post...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Niclas Zeising [mailto:niclas.zeising at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 10:19 AM
> To: Joel V.
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: "who" is showing impossible things (small update)
> On 4/18/07, Joel V. <joel at starman.ee> wrote:
> > Hello people!
> > I have a strange problem. So, I log into my freebsd server at my
> > office in the morning and as always, first thing I do is "who". And
> > then I almost have a heart attack because I see two lines:
> > ohyeah ttyp0 Apr 18 08:41 (18.104.22.168)
> > ohyeah ttyp1 Sep 7 08:58 (22.214.171.124:S.)
> > Here's finger:
> > ohyeah Oh Yeah p0 Wed 08:41
> > ohyeah Oh Yeah p1 8:15 Sep 7 2006
> Do you use screen? And in that case, do you have any old screens lying
> around, or can it be that you first started screen in 2006? The x.x.x.x:S
> seem to indicate that, at least on my box, when i type who, I see a user for
> each of my console inside the screen, with the IP of my box and :S after the
It's most likely a zombified screen, or it might be a regular screen.
When you run who inside the screen you'll se a user for every terminal
inside every attached screen. I think 2006 is the first time you
started the screen.
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