Please describe the problem.

Unable to add remote server using ssh on a 4.1 device.

The error message on the android is: Failed to ssh to the server. Transcript: Could not create directory '(null)/.ssh'.

The message from sshd on the server is: Feb 20 11:32:37 thrain sshd[1662]: Did not receive identification string from 10.1.0.16

(thrain is the sshd server, 10.1.0.16 is the android)

What steps will reproduce the problem?

On the android, go into the get-annex webpage, select add remote repository, add the particulars

hit check this server.

What version of git-annex are you using? On what operating system?

The android version of git-annex is 5.20150219-gd24cgd3 The version of address is 4.1.1

The sshd server is debian wheezy

Please provide any additional information below.

# If you can, paste a complete transcript of the problem occurring here.
# If the problem is with the git-annex assistant, paste in .git/annex/daemon.log


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