Subject: Re: xterm, get_pty, and /dev/pts
To: None <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Stefan_Kr=FCger?= <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/04/2004 08:39:15
Peter Seebach wrote:
> So, I upgraded to a new kernel.  No problem.  I upgraded X.  Suddenly, xterm
> won't run as a normal user.  xterm running as a normal user searches /dev/pts,
> and comes up empty, so it aborts.  xterm running as root looks for /dev/ttyp*,
> which works.  I can't mount /dev/pts:
> # mount_ptyfs ptyfs /dev/pts
> mount_ptyfs: ptyfs on /dev/pts: Operation not supported by device
add *file-system PTYFS* to your kernconf if you want to try it

> ?
BTW, the ptm manpage seems wrong, cause when I add *pseudo-device ptm* 
to my kernconf, the kernel build errors...

> -s