Subject: Re: expect: no more ptys
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/27/2005 09:08:13
In article <>,
Hanspeter Roth  <> wrote:
>I have upgraded to 3.99.3 and then installed expect from pkgsrc.
>A spawn in expect yields:
>The system has no more ptys.  Ask your system administrator to create more.
>But there are pleny ptys in /dev (from ptyp0 to ptysf).
>How can I make expect spawn work?

Have you created /dev/ptm and /dev/ptmx with MAKEDEV?