Hi all,

Please help, I cannot use ssh to connect to the machine shown below
after a system crash.

My system environment is
SuSE SLES 9 SP2 on ppc64
2.6.5-7.191-pseries64
openssh-3.8p1-37.17

when I start sshd, the messages are
client1a:~ # /etc/init.d/sshd start
Starting SSH daemonfree(): invalid pointer 0x10063e30!
free(): invalid pointer 0x100640d8!
key_load_private_rsa1: RSA_blinding_on failed
Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key
free(): invalid pointer 0x100645f8!
key_load_private_pem: RSA_blinding_on failed
Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key
Disabling protocol version 1. Could not load host key
=20
done

no response when running
client1a:~ # ssh localhost

logs in /var/log/messages
Apr 28 10:30:30 client1a sshd[6896]: debug1: Bind to port 22 on ::.
Apr 28 10:30:30 client1a sshd[6896]: Server listening on :: port 22.
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6896]: debug1: Forked child 6934.
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: Connection from ::ffff:127.0.0.1 port =
32780
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: debug1: Client protocol version
2.0; client software version OpenSSH_3.8p1
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: debug1: match: OpenSSH_3.8p1 pat OpenS=
SH*
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: debug1: Enabling compatibility
mode for protocol 2.0
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: debug1: Local version string
SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_3.8p1
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 4
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 5
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 6
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 7
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 8
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 9
....
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 1=
82
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 1=
83
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 1=
84
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 1=
85
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: error: Bad prime description in line 1=
86
Apr 28 10:30:50 client1a sshd[6934]: WARNING: no suitable primes in
/etc/ssh/primes

Thanks a lot

Regards,
Eddie