Subject: telnetd does not skip ttyv*
To: None <,,>
From: Zdenek Salvet <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/04/1998 15:36:59
>Submitter-Id:	net
>Originator:	Zdenek Salvet
>Organization: Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic 
>Confidential:	no
>Synopsis:	telnetd does not skip ttyv* pseudo-ttys
>Severity:	non-critical
>Priority:	medium
>Category:	bin
>Class:		sw-bug
>Release:	1.3 and current of Aug 4 1998
System: NetBSD 1.3E NetBSD 1.3E (HORN_13) #0: Mon Mar 16 11:06:02 MET 1998 i386

	telnetd tries to open /dev/ptyv0, if it does not exist
        (on i386 with pcvt), it skips other possible ptys

        Let 97 users log in simultaneously :-)

        Change src/libexec/telnetd/sys_term.c to use openpty()
        or exclude "v" from pty names.