[cfarm-users] having a bit of trouble with getting into the new netbsd and freebsd virtual machines

CM Graff cm0graff at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 22:29:31 CEST 2018

Thanks Assaf and everyone!

I guess I idioted out on that ssh stuff.

By the way, I am using gmail and am having trouble responding properly
on mailing lists in general -- did I use the correct reply options? If
not, I apologize, and what should I do differently?


On 10/6/18, Olly Betts <olly at survex.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 06, 2018 at 01:57:14PM -0500, CM Graff via cfarm-users wrote:
>> `ssh cgraff1 at gcc303.fsffrance.org' and `ssh
>> cgraff1 at gcc300.fsffrance.org' (the NetBSD and FreeBSD virtual
>> machines) are not responding for me. It does not appear to be a key
>> error.
> For those you need to connect on a non-standard ssh port, as listed in
> the second column of the table at:
> https://cfarm.tetaneutral.net/machines/list/
> If you click the "Show ssh config" button at the top of that page you'll
> get suitable lines to copy and paste into ~/.ssh/config so your ssh
> command above will just work (obviously you should review them first,
> but at least the version there now is just a list of:
> Host gccNNN.fsffrance.org
>    Port MMMM
> Not related to the ssh config, but I've noticed on the NetBSD VM that
> if you call getaddrinfo() with ai_family is set to AF_INET and pass an
> IPv6 address, you always seem to get an IPv4 address of a different
> machine on the local network, whereas other systems fail to resolve in
> this case.  You can see this with the command line getaddrinfo:
> gcc300$ getaddrinfo -f inet -t stream ::1
> stream inet tcp 0
> I can work around this fairly easily, but if anyone can shed light on
> what's going on I'd be grateful.  I failed to find any documentation or
> discussion of this online, and I asked on #NetBSD but got no response.
> I'm not sure if it's an oddity of the VM configuration or of NetBSD
> generally.
> Cheers,
>     Olly

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