sshd terminates a session after a successful login

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Thu Sep 25 07:04:29 EST 2003

km172 at wrote:
> I've recently upgraded our environment to OpenSSH-3.7.1p1 on Solaris, AIX
> and IRIX.  I have had no luck when it comes to getting the IRIX environment
> to work.  With sshd running on an IRIX server, I connect with any other
> version/OS ssh, watch the connection establish, get right up to the point
> where the shell should spawn and sshd terminates.  I have been unable to
> find any information online regarding this behavior and am looking for any
> assistance possible.  I upgraded the IRIX version to OpenSSH-3.7.1p2, but
> the behavior still happens.  Interestingly, OpenSSH-3.4p1 works properly in
> this environment.
> The servers are running IRIX 6.5.13m.

Hmm, I thought that problem has been fixed in openssh-3.7.1p2.

Please post the server-side debugging (eg "sshd -ddd -p 2022" and "ssh -p
2022 localhost").

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