The LFS system and ssh

Adam Armstrong adama at coredump.eu.org
Sun Jul 29 05:38:48 PDT 2001


On 29 Jul 2001 12:42:56 +0100, Ainsley Pereira wrote:
> In message <01072913384200.00601 at back>
>           Chris Lingard <chris at stockwith.uklinux.net> wittered:
> 
> > Have built the LFS onto my two machines; got the tar ball from a CD given
> > away with a magazine.  Just followed the book and everything was OK.  I run 
> > KDE on this machine, and my other machine is the fire wall.
> 
> Cool:) Welcome to control-freak central;)
> 
> > Have just two problems.  Have installed ssh, enabled the port 22 stuff in 
> > /etc/services and through the fire wall.  I need to ssh into the other 
> > machine to run the pppd script.
> > 
> > ssh takes about 30 seconds to connect,  surely this is wrong?
> 
> Sounds like it's trying to resolve your hostname. Do you have the client's ip
> address & name in the server's /etc/hosts file?
> 

yeah, i've had the same problem.. it tries to resolve the addys, but it
can't cos the internet not up yet, duh :)

> (eg. my firewall's hosts file looks like:
> 
> 127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost
> 192.168.1.1     cordelia.sunnydale      cordelia
> 192.168.1.10    buffy.sunnydale         buffy
> 192.168.1.12    willow.sunnydale        willow
> 192.168.1.14    faith.sunnydale         faith
> 

what about angel?

> where the firewall is 'cordelia', and I can ssh into it without problems.)
> 
> > I run qmail and fetchmail, and read by mail using kmail;  When I run
> > fetchmail I get:
> > 
> > SMTP connect to localhost failed
> 
> Sounds like qmail isn't actually running. Did you add a qmail init script and
> a link from your normal runlevel to it? (/etc/init.d/qmail and
> /etc/rc3.d/S100qmail or similar)
> You know you don't actually need qmail/fetchmail to read/send mail with
> kmail, right? I don't use qmail myself, but others here do.
> 

Evolution rules :)
(now can we have a version that doesn't crash plz?)

> > I can put up with the first, and have hacked round the second,  but would 
> > like to check what I have done wrong.  Appologies if this is a regular fault, 
> >  but I have only just got LFS, and joined the mailing list.
> 
> Check out the webpage for list archives/FAQ etc.
> 
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