Subject: Re: pty: table is full
To: None <>
From: Francis Devereux <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 02/20/2003 16:47:30
> After installing WindowMaker 0.80.0 on SS20 I am getting repeated 
> messaged during boot (pty: table is full - increase kern.maxptys). What 
> does this mean? dmesg attached.

You could try increasing kern.maxptys with the command

sysctl -w kern.maxptys=<new value for kern.maxptys>

To see what it is currently set to use
sysctl kern.maxptys

I don't know why WindowMaker would need this to be done though.