Subject: Re: before i investigate further...
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: matthew green <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/30/1994 10:33:33
   does anyone else have problems with telnetd/rlogind failing to
   update /var/run/utmp ?  i no longer get utmp entries for anyone
   who telnet/rlogin's in to my machine...

just for the record (and to note my stupidity..) this was caused
by a lack of pty entries in /etc/ttys ...