Re: xterm: no available ptys
Peter S Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I don't know if `gnuserv' was doing this, however... I exited Emacs-20.2
> and it asked whether to kill a running process (with it doesn't usually do
> for gnuserv). I did. After that `rxvt' and `xterm' worked correctly!
Emacs will use a pty to communicate with some other programs as well
as gnuserv. Next time it happens, you could try
in Emacs, and (as root):
# fuser -v /dev/tty[pqrs]*
The latter will list which processes have which ptys open.
Carey Evans http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/
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