Subject: Re: bin/5904: telnetd does not skip ttyv*
To: None <>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/04/1998 19:02:56
> 	telnetd tries to open /dev/ptyv0, if it does not exist
>         (on i386 with pcvt), it skips other possible ptys
>         Change src/libexec/telnetd/sys_term.c to use openpty()
>         or exclude "v" from pty names. 

or: dedicate /dev/ttyc? to console ttys, thus releasing 'v' for pty use.

since we are switching to "wscons" anyway, I think this makes sense, because
'ttyw?' is just the next letter after 'v' ...

Todd Whitesel
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