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Re: rsh wants to execvp rlogin woes
On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 08:55:18PM -0400, Vlad D. Markov wrote:
> When I execute "krsh -x happy" (Debian renamed rsh to krsh)
Actually, you may still be able to use rsh, it just
depends on what your update-alternative settings are.
However, IIRC calling krsh without a command is not supported,
and it just calls an existing version of rlogin.
I don't know of a Heimdal version of rlogin, or even
if one exists. Why not use telnet instead?
> I get back:
> rlogin: invalid option -- x
> usage: rlogin [-8ELKd] [-e char] [-i user] [-l user] [-p port] host
> Telnet works, ftp works, the "X" stuff also fails.
I do not know why the X stuff would fail, it has been ages
since I last needed it.
What errors do you get?
> What can I do to fix this problem?
Can you please give me the output of the following command?
/usr/sbin/update-alternatives --display rlogin
I am just curious what rlogin is on your system.
On my system, rlogin is provided by ssh, and -x means don't forward X
(which is completely different to how krsh interprets it).
 [scrooge:bam] ~ >/usr/sbin/update-alternatives --display rlogin
rlogin - status is auto.
link currently points to /usr/bin/ssh
/usr/bin/ssh - priority 20
slave rlogin.1.gz: /usr/share/man/man1/ssh.1.gz
Current `best' version is /usr/bin/ssh.
Brian May <email@example.com>