Can't ssh?

JD jd1008 at
Sun Jul 4 02:18:22 UTC 2010

  On 07/03/2010 06:29 PM, Bob Goodwin wrote:
>      I have a computer with an on-board video that seems to have failed?
>      The monitor works on another computer so that would seem to indicate
>      a component failure and now I find that I can't ssh into it from
>      either of my two other computers. I do "ssh" and it
>      comes up "connection refused."
>      I know I should have checked this before but it's a detail I missed.
>      It is still running as an NFS server and it usually comes right back
>      up if shut down for a power failure but I am uneasy about this.
>      Any suggestions? it is running Scientific Linux 5.3, has been
>      reliable otherwise and I rarely ever need to look at the display but
>      when I tried to check something this afternoon I discovered this.
>      Bob
>      --
Can you "miniterm" into it (connect serial null modem cable
from your screenless computer to the good working computer).?
I assume you have getty running on some serial port(s)?

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