one host only: ssh_dispatch_run_fatal

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Tue Nov 8 15:55:33 AEDT 2016

On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 3:43 PM, Harry Putnam <reader at> wrote:
> finally hit paydirt with version 6.4  did not try 6.5 and 6.6 but I
> can report that 6.4 works in my situation with no config
> fidling... just right out of the build:
> debug2: key_type_from_name: unknown key type 'ssh-ed25519'
> debug2: key_type_from_name: unknown key type 'ssh-ed25519'
> debug1: Host '2x' is known and matches the RSA host key.

That's because the 6.4 client doesn't do the problematic ssh-ed25519
host key algorithm.  You'll probably see  the same thing with the
newer clients if you set HostKeyAlgorithms in the client's ssh_config
like I suggested in my first reply (or remove/rename the ed25519 host
key file on the server, I think that version is before you could set

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