9front/Plan 9 common strange errors and their possible causes
Auth server error
On terminal (drawterm or cpu command) side:
username@authdom password: cpu: cannot read authenticator in p9sk1: Connection refused goodbye
On server kernel messages side:
cpu: srvauth: auth_proxy rpc write: auth server protocol botch
You’re using the wrong password. If you’ve forgotten your password, you
auth/changeuser YOUR_USERNAME to change your password, and
if that user is the hostowner, you should make sure that password
is the same as the password in nvram by running
auth/wrkey, all as
Another probable cause is that you haven’t set up
properly, and need a proper ipnet block with an auth server to point
to, and need to add your machine to the ipnet.
aux/listen should be started, and
Apparently you can’t have passwords larger than 8 characters or something. It sucks. Apparently DES keys or a bad hash is used or something. It sucks.
Also, apparently cwfs doesn’t care about authentication by default.
I wonder about the random number generator.
You’re fucked. Even if I add a localhost entry in /net/ndb, it’s useless. I don’t know.
Just connect from a different host or something. Or look at
sys is in /net/ndb.
; cat /net/ndb ip=10.0.0.2 ipmask=255.0.0.0 ipgw=10.0.0.1 sys=yourhost dom=... ... ; ip/ping yourhost sending 32 64 byte messages 1000 ms apart to icmp!yourhost!1 0: rtt 15 µs, avg rtt 15 µs, ttl = 255 1: rtt 12 µs, avg rtt 13 µs, ttl = 255 ... ; aux/trampoline tcp!yourhost!565 # LIKE NETCAT i am 10.0.0.2 sysname cirno you are 10.0.0.2 port 58569