AIX reboot problem after SSH is installed

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Sat Feb 21 12:26:41 EST 2004

LAM, FELIX wrote:
> I've installed OpenSSH 3.7.1 on AIX.

Which version and an ML of AIX?

 > After I've installed it, when I
> try to reboot the machine using shutdown -Fr command remotely, it
> doesn't reboot at all, and it hangs.  If I'm doing it from its terminal
> (ie not thru ssh to the remote machine), the machine will reboot.  Do
> you know how to fix this problem?  Thanks in advance!

What output do you get in the SSH session before it hangs?  Does it 
reboot if you disconnect the SSH session when it hangs?  (ie hit CR ~ .)

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