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    SubjectRe: xterm: no available ptys
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: Michael Meissner <>
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    > Did you mount /dev/pts, which is usually done with a line in /etc/fstab:
    > none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=0622 0 0

    That should be gid=5,mode=0620 unless you *REALLY*, *REALLY* know what
    you're doing!!!! Arguably, that should actually be mode=0600, with
    user tty's then being required to chmod to 0620 if they want "mesg y"
    by default.

    (gid 5 being the gid for group "tty".)

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