Re: No available ptys
On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 20:38:57 +0530, email@example.com wrote:
> The error message I receive is "xterm: no available ptys".
> c) I cannot run the "script" program as user. As root there are no
> problems. The error message I get is "openpty failed". This happens
> in "X" as well as in console mode.
I suspect you don't have the "devpts" pseudo-filesystem mounted. Try adding
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
On Debian, libc6's /etc/init.d/devpts.sh takes care of mounting the devpts
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