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Old 01-28-2009, 09:08 PM   #1
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unwanted keys showing up in /root/.ssh/known_hosts

I am using Sabayon 4. As installed /root/.ssh/known_hosts has keys for, and, This has happened on both machines I am using Sabayon. Why would these keys be there? I did not put them there and Equo works with them commented out. Is there some other service that would require these keys?
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Could they have accidentally been left there by the distributor?


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