[erlang-bugs] ssh2_msg_channel_failure

Fyodor Ustinov <>
Wed May 2 13:15:19 CEST 2012

On 02.05.2012 13:30, Ingela Anderton Andin wrote:
> I ran your code and I think the problem is that your application is 
> not running as root and you do not specify a system_dir. The default 
> system_dir usually requiers root
> privilages. I also think we need to have some better handling of this 
> error in ssh, we probably need to move the check so that it will be 
> noticed earlier and give an errormessage when starting the server 
> rather than getting an internal error when someone tries to connect. 
Ingela, my app running as root.

This test code also running as root and perfectly work with unix ssh and 
not work with putty. After logon putty receive some lines (number 
depends on the length of the string) before crash.

Windows and linux putty not working the same.


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