Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 453505
OpenSSH under KDE -> neverending prompts
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:32:55 EST
Description of problem:
After upgrading to Fedora 9, running ssh under KDE results in it popping up a
window prompting for the key passphrase every time. Entering the correct
passphrase does not dismiss the dialog box; it just make it come right back.
Running ssh-add does *not* prevent the dialog boxes, but hitting Dismiss twice
without entering anything make it pick up the ssh-agent.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log into KDE
3. ssh host
What prints 'ps -p $SSH_AGENT_PID uww'?
USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND
hpa 2727 0.0 0.0 49872 740 ? Ss Jun30 0:00
/usr/bin/ssh-agent /bin/sh -c exec -l /bin/tcsh -c "/usr/bin/startkde"
Note that dismissing the dialog boxes twice with "Deny" make it eventually
access the key through the agent.
Does the dialog box you have to dismiss look the same as the dialog box which
appears on 'ssh-add </dev/null' ?
If not, then the dialog box is from different package than ssh. I suppose it is
What prints echo $SSH_AUTH_SOCK and echo $SSH_ASKPASS?
The dialog box does look different than ssh-add < /dev/null.
Unsetting SSH_ASKPASS does not change the behaviour.
Changing SSH_AUTH_SOCK to /tmp/ssh-iTlPIq2708/agent.2708 and re-running ssh-add
does make it behave "sanely."
This seems to work now; I presume gnome-keyring was fixed?
What version of gnome-keyring did you have before? There were some upstream fixes in 2.22.3 (July 1st).
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