SSHD creates defunct process

Chidanand Gangur chidanand.gangur at
Wed May 11 04:47:34 EST 2005

When started with strace SSHD waits in select loop. I have placed
various log messages in sshd source code .what  I can see  is after
calling do_pam_converse  function from do_pam_account function sshd
does nothing. that is creates zombie.

On 5/10/05, Peter Stuge <stuge-openssh-unix-dev at> wrote:
> On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 07:55:53PM +0530, Chidanand Gangur wrote:
> > I am confused with this problem, can any one  help me to nail down
> > this issue.
> Is the problem repeatable when you run ./sshd -D ?
> If it is, you can run sshd under strace/ktrace/truss/similar to get a
> thorough view of what is going on.
> //Peter
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