From: Tench Johnson on

i can't get my head around this:

Net::SSH.start("", 'root', :keys => ["/path/to/keyfile"],
:verbose => Logger::DEBUG ) do |ssh|
ssh.exec!("mount /persistent")

gives me failed authetification and

E, [2010-02-19T20:38:31.198582 #1494] ERROR --
net.ssh.authentication.session[80c6f360]: all authorization methods
failed (tried publickey, hostbased, password, keyboard-interactive)

but i can easily do

ssh -i /path/to/keyfile root(a)

and i log in without a glitch.

any idea what could be going wrong here? many thanks in advance.

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