Interesting Problem

Greg Dickie greg at
Fri Oct 29 15:17:02 CDT 2004

cat /proc/mounts to see whats mounted. mount likes to lie.


On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 15:49, Sturgis, Grant wrote:
> Dear List,
> I am seeing an interesting problem that I can't seem to gain any headway
> with.  Here are a few symptoms:
> ssh to the system yields:
> [root at master root]# ssh n28
> Received disconnect from 2: Protocol error: no matching DH
> grp found
> This happens when using keys or passwords
> rsh (I know, rsh is bad..this is a backrail network) to the system
> yields:
> [root at master root]# rsh n28
> You have new mail.
> bash: /root/.bash_profile: Input/output error
> bash-2.05#
> but rsh as a regular user (not root) works (at least gives you a shell).
> Executing most any command gives this error:
> [gsturgis at n28 gsturgis]$ tail /var/log/messages
> bash: /usr/bin/tail: Input/output error
> [gsturgis at n28 gsturgis]$
> Interestingly, ls and mount work OK.  All of the partitions look to be
> mounted OK (mount -a presents no output).
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Grant
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