Subject: Re: problems logging root on serial console
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/10/2001 15:32:00
On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> make sure the entry in /etc/ttys for dty01 has "secure" option

But isn't dty01 supposed to be the dialout device, and not used for
incoming gettys? I saw this problem recently too--for some reason,
/dev/tty01 and /dev/dty01 had the same major/minor numbers. I just did a
cd /dev; sh MAKEDEV tty0 tty1
to recreate the devices, and it fixed the problem.
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