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Solution 1
1. Use verbose mode to see the error

ssh -v xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

2. Delete the corresponding row in ~/.ssh/known_hosts

Reference: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/18551556/permission-denied-publickey-when-ssh-access-to-amazon-ec2-instance

Solution 2
1. Detach the volume
2. Create a temporary ec2 instance and attach the volume into it
3. Login to the temporary ec2 instance
4. Check the device code


5. Mount the volume (/dev/xvdg)

mkdir mount_point
mount /dev/xvdg1 mount_point

6. Change the ssh config.
7. Attach the volume back to the original ec2 instance
8. Delete the temporary ec2 instance
9. Delete the corresponding row in ~/.ssh/known_hosts and try again


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