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    SubjectRe: xterm: no available ptys
    On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Paul Powell wrote:

    > Hello,
    >
    > I have created a trimmed down /dev directory to be
    > used with my custom bootable Linux CD. I've run into
    > a problem where I can't start an xterm. I get the
    > error...
    >
    > xterm: no available ptys
    >
    > I'm not sure which device I'm missing in /dev. I'm no
    > expert on how the tty's and stuff work so feel free to
    > fill me in. Everything else seems to work fine on the
    > CD.
    >
    > Here is what my /dev directory looks like now:
    >
    > /dev:
    > console
    > cua0
    > cua1
    > cua2
    > cua3
    > fb
    > fb0
    > fb1
    > fb2
    > fb3
    > fb4
    > fb5
    > fb6
    > fb7
    > fd0
    > fd1
    > hda
    > hdb
    > hdc
    > hdd
    > kmem
    > listing
    > mem
    > mouse
    > null
    > psaux
    > pts
    > |...0

    I'm missing ptmx. You NEED a writable /dev/pts dir.



    Igmar

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