Subject: Re: not enough ptys
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Rui-Xiang Guo <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/22/2004 11:14:20
> >xterm: Error 32, errno 2: No such file or directory
> >Reason: get_pty: not enough ptys
> >
> >I noticed that we have a new frame in /dev. We mount it as mfs.
> >Do I just simple type 'sh MAKEDEV all' in /dev or is there any other
> >correct method to fix it?
> If you see an mfs /dev this means that you forgot to populate /dev when
> you installed (or you're doing this on purpose). Either way, you should
> either make xterm setuid (not recommended) or create /dev/ptm and /dev/ptmx.

It works for me, thanks!
Is the better way to 'umount /dev/' then install the 'real' /dev or
it will disappear when reboot?

ps. i'm sorry if this mail is repetition, the smtp is strange these days.