AIX lssrc command error after installed OpenSSH

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Sun Dec 12 18:54:14 EST 2004

lambert lau wrote:
> I did try the chsys command and it worked, an lssrc
> showed it subsystem as active for a while but the SRC
> stopped responding a short while later. I then ran
> chssys -s prngd -a '-D' which had no effect.  I get a
> message telling me that the System Resource Controller
> daemon is not active.

"-D" the option to prevent *sshd* from daemonizing and is not a valid
option for prngd (you probably want "-d").

> The only way I am able to fix the SRC hang is to
> deinstall SCBprngd.rte and SCBsshd.rte

Take it up with whoever built those packages.

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