Subject: Re: kern/31403: /dev/ptm tries to return /dev/ptyv0 which doesn't exist
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 09/27/2005 11:56:21
On Sep 27, 2:47pm, firstname.lastname@example.org (Simon Burge) wrote:
-- Subject: kern/31403: /dev/ptm tries to return /dev/ptyv0 which doesn't exi
| One idea is to remove 'v' from TTY_LETTERS in tty_bsdpty.c, and
| then adjust /dev/MAKEDEV so that ptyw0 is the minor number after
| ptyuf (ie, 96).
This is on i386. On other platforms other pty numbers are reserved...
The simplest solution is to un-reserve the numbers/names or use ptyfs.
I don't want to start adding unmaintainable hacks in the name of backwards