[PVE-User] pve-cluster won't start with large ssh_known_hosts

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Wed Nov 30 05:58:19 CET 2011

> I have tracked this down to /usr/bin/pvecm, which calls
> PVE::Cluster::ssh_merge_known_hosts(...),
> which calls PVE::Tools::file_get_contents($sshglobalknownhosts, 128*1024),
> which calls PVE::Tools::safe_read_from(...), which dies because the maximum
> length is exceeded.
> If you happen to install Proxmox VE on top of an existing Debian system, as I
> tried to do, and this error occurs, then pve-cluster and all of its dependent
> packages will fail to be configured.

Why is that file that large?

- Dietmar

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