Re: pty issues
On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Mark Mealman wrote:
> Has anyone ever seen the below?
> cedar:~$ telnet localhost
> Trying 127.0.0.1...
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> telnetd: getpty: Permission denied
> Connection closed by foreign host.
> cedar:~$ ssh oak
> You have no controlling tty. Cannot read passphrase.
> I can ssh/rsh in from a remote host fine, but telnets in and ssh's out give
> me a tty error.
> I'm thinking I don't have a permission set correctly, but I'll be damned if
> I know where.
> Been running the above for a couple months, not a critical thing, but it
> bugs the heck outta me.
> I get the above errors from remote logins as well as the console.
> Anyone know what's going on?
> Would appreciate any clues.
you may run out of ptys...
the number of ptys in the kernel could be increased but it requires
- pty issues
- From: Mark Mealman <firstname.lastname@example.org>