Booting from SD

Visti Andresen talpa at
Sat Jul 25 13:37:54 CEST 2009

> > Please contact your system administrator.
> > Add correct host key in /root/.ssh/known_hosts to get rid of this message.
> > Offending key in /root/.ssh/known_hosts:1
> > RSA host key for has changed and you have requested strict
> > checking.
> > Host key verification failed.
> >
> > What could be the problem and how can it be solved?
> Vikas has explained the solution. The cause is that the new installation has a 
> new RSA key, but the same IP address as before. This is as it should be, but 
> when you try to connect to it ssh on your PC is rightly paranoid, and warns 
> you that the key for that IP address has changed. As the changed key is 
> expected we can safely delete the old entry from ~/.ssh/known_hosts on the PC.

P.S. "Offending key in /root/.ssh/known_hosts:1"
tells you which file and the line number (line 1) the offending key is located on.

Also running commands as "root" is kinda risky (always try to minimize root usage)

Visti Andresen

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