>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: Adam> Um, to bring this all back to boot-floppies, is there a Adam> claim that there is a problem in base in that /dev/pts is Adam> not there? If so, wouldn't that be a bug in libc6 or would Adam> it really be a problem in the boot-floppies base building Adam> scripts. Dunno. Did you check BTS? On my machine, there is an init.d script that mounts /dev/pts for me. I don't have to have it in the /etc/fstab.