Subject: Re: init: can't exec getty 'none' for port /dev/ttyp0: no such file o r directory
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: port-i386
Date: 10/04/1999 20:11:45
In article <4405E0B28BB5D111B596006097B1A22F3FF8EC@communications>,
	Tony Hernandez <> writes:
> I had to turn on this particular tty because this machine sits headless
> under like 15 other machines :) so I needed to be able to telnet to it,

You do *not* need to activate ptty entries in "/etc/ttys" to be able
to telnet into a box. Just launch "inetd". You have to mark them as
"secure" if you want to be able to login as "root".

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler