Subject: Re: xterm problem
To: Yoseff francus <>
From: Ron Roskens <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/24/1996 08:57:07
Thus spake Yoseff francus:
> I checked the xdm-errors and there is no information in there as to why
> xterm will not come up once xdm is started. I can get xterm's up
> with startx and then running twm. Authorize is off and access is allowed
> to everyone. Error message from xterm (that I compiled) is that it fails
> in opening /dev/tty. Permossions on /dev/tty are correct.

Are the permissions on xterm correct? ie: is it installed setuid root?
That should fix the problems with the ttys...