On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 11:21:30AM -0600, Dan Nelson wrote:
> In the last episode (Mar 23), Rafiq_Maniar@Dell.com said:
> > OpenSSH version: 3.1p1-14
> > OS: RHEL2.1
> > Kernel: 2.4.9-e.34enterprise
> >
> > I have the following in the messages file:
> >
> > Mar 22 13:41:24 x sshd: Starting sshd:
> > Mar 22 13:41:24 x sshd: succeeded
> > Mar 22 13:41:24 x sshd: ^[[60G
> > Mar 22 13:41:24 x sshd:
> > Mar 22 13:41:24 x rc: Starting sshd: succeeded
> >
> > It looks like some sort of terminal control character - but why it is
> > being logged I have no idea.

>
> On Linux's console, ESC [ n G is a horizontal positioning sequence. I
> assume it's just part of redhat's [ OK ]/[FAILED] status output that is
> getting logged to syslog for some reason. Check to see if there is a
> newer version of the initscripts rpm.


that's true is a redhat syslog entry is the OK! redhat message. if you need to solve this install
ssh from source

2. i recomend upgrade your kernel to 2.6

>
> > Is it a known bug that has been fixed in a newer OpenSSH version? Or
> > is it a genuine log message that is just completely obscure?


is a simple log entry not a bug. but ...... i cant trust redhat !

>
> --
> Dan Nelson
> dnelson@allantgroup.com

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