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SSH error when connecting with BeagleBoneBlack: ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset (3 posts)

  • Started 1 year ago by Soren Lantz
  • Latest reply 1 year ago from Soren Lantz
  • Soren Lantz Member

    I had bought a BeagleBoneBlack (BBB) to build a robot for a Coursera course. I managed to build the robot and get the first BBB to wirelessly communicate with my computer via WiFi. Being human, I then short circuited the BBB when messing with the wiring, I had to buy a new BBB. Then, I put the new BBB into the robot. However, now when I try to ssh into this BBB I get this error:
    ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

    I have looked on other forums for solutions and I have tried many: Deleting the known_hosts file did not work, editing the known_hosts file did not work. Is there something else I can try?

    Thank you.

    Additional information that may help:
    I am attempting to ssh to the new BBB via ethernet.
    Tried connecting from another computer, but I got a similar error
    ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
    OS: Mavericks 10.9.2

    Posted 1 year ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    This really isn't a general ssh support forum -- I'm here to support Fetch users.

    That said, I would start by adding the -vvv flag to your ssh command, to get the most verbose debugging output. Hopefully you'll get an error message that you can Google for more specific advice.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 1 year ago #

  • Soren Lantz Member

    Ok! Sorry, I am new to this stuff. Thanks.

    Posted 1 year ago #


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