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SubjectRe: xterm: no available ptys
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Followup to:  <20001106155755.A4096@munchkin.spectacle-pond.org>
By author: Michael Meissner <meissner@spectacle-pond.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> 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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