Disconnecting: Bad packet length

Jason Fortezzo fortezza at mechanicalism.net
Mon May 1 06:07:59 EST 2006

On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 07:19:45PM +0200, olle ollesson wrote:
> I'm trying to get OpenSSH to work on Solaris 10 wich Sun C 5.8 compiler 
> (SUNWspro 11). I've compiled OpenSSL 0.9.8a without problem and OpenSSH 
> 4.3p2 as well.
> [user at compilationserver ~/openssh-4.3p2] ./ssh -V
> OpenSSH_4.3p2, OpenSSL 0.9.8a 11 Oct 2005
> My problem is that I cannot connect to anything. When I try I always get an 
> error
> [user at compilationserver ~/openssh-4.3p2] ./ssh localhost
> Disconnecting: Bad packet length 872800259.

I had the same problem with SUN Studio 11 too; installing the latest patches compiler
patches seemed to fix the problem.  

Jason Fortezzo
fortezza at mechanicalism.net

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