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SubjectRe: Bug in pty re-usage

Is there an updated MAKDEV script or program that will (re) create all the
necessary devices with the correct values?

On 25 Sep 1996, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Followup to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.960925123234.13133B-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
> By author: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > I have exactly the same thing with 2.0.0. I've been blaming it on the
> > fact that I've increased the number of ttys and ptys to 128 from the stock
> > 64[*], but it sounds exactly like what I'm experiencing.
> >
> > [*] Wuhoo! 91 concurrent users on a P90 with 64MB and a load under 1.0.
> >
>
> I suggest making sure you delete *all* /dev/[pt]ty[a-z]* and recreate
> them; this problem has been known to occur if you mix the "old" device
> numbers (major 4) with the "new" ones (majors 2-3).
>
> -hpa
> --
> Not speaking for Transmeta in any shape, way, or form.
>
>

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