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From: Aron Griffis <agriffis@g.o>
Subject: Re: Missing GID/UID for sshd
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 23:55:46 -0400
Rikard Johnels wrote:	[Thu Jul 29 2004, 11:19:19PM EDT]
> Tried starting sshd to remotely install Gentoo on my AlphaStation.
> sshd yells at me for not having privileged group
> It generates the keys, but stops with:
> "Privilege separation user sshd does not exist"
> 
> I groupadd'ed an useradd'ed sshd with GID=65 and UID=71 from my SuSE 
> instalation
> ~> cat /etc/group|grep sshd
> sshd:x:65:
> ~> cat /etc/passwd|grep sshd
> sshd:x:71:65:SSH daemon:/var/lib/sshd:/bin/false
> 
> Maybe something to correct in the Stage1 tarball for Alpha

I've installed from alpha stage1 numerous times using sshd and never
had this problem.  I don't know what we're doing differently...

Bryan is in the middle of generating new stages.  Maybe you can give
them a try when he's done?

Regards,
Aron

--
Aron Griffis
Gentoo Linux Developer

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