Subject: Re: /dev/ptmx
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/24/2004 20:43:09
On Mon, 24 May 2004 23:30:11 GMT, Christos Zoulas <> wrote:
> It probably needs to call logout() too, to kill the utmp line. logoutx()
> only kills the utmpx line.

It does. It usually works. But, sometimes, it doesn't. Never been able
to figure out why. I ended up writing a little .c program to logout
and logoutx a tty so that I can get rid of the stale tty stuff I end
up with after it decides not to work.