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Re: port-vax/56343: MAKEDEV all doesn't (skips ptys)

The following reply was made to PR port-vax/56343; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Martin Husemann <>
Subject: Re: port-vax/56343: MAKEDEV all doesn't (skips ptys)
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2021 19:48:05 +0200

 On Sun, Aug 01, 2021 at 04:25:01PM +0000, JMoyer%NODOMAIN.NET@localhost wrote:
 > When setting up a diskless VAX you have to manually run MAKEDEV all.  However, even after so doing, sysinst is unable to call openpty for its sub-commands unless the user has run MAKEDEV pty0.
 This is on purpose. You are supposed to mount ptyfs instead (we do it this way
 for all installs, no matter if diskless or not).

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