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Re: telnet problems with Debian woody



On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 09:15:52AM +0800, Curtis Hogg wrote:
> A friend of mine (as am I) is running Debian 2.1 that has been
> dist-upgraded to woody, and while he can telnet into my machine just fine,
> I cannot telnet into his, the error received states-
> 
> telnetd: getpty: permission denied
> 
> the permissions on his ptys and ttys and so on are the same as mine. What
> do I need to do to fix this problem? TIA

check permissions on /dev/ptmx and that devpts is mounted.  /dev/ptmx
should be:

crw-rw-rw-    1 root     tty        5,   2 Mar 15 06:55 /dev/ptmx

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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