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SubjectRe: 2.6.8.1-mm1 Tty problems?
 On Tue, Aug 17, Paul Fulghum wrote:

> ismail dönmez wrote:
>
> >>That does not look right.
> >>Char dev 3 is the pty major.
> >>This could be left over from running with the controlling-tty patch.
> >>
> >>Try recreating /dev/tty as a char special file:
> >>mknod -m 666 /dev/tty c 5 0
> >
> >
> >Hmm I use udev and /dev/tty dir is created again at startup. So
> >something else is broken too I think.
>
> This is almost certainly related to the addition
> of pty devices to devfs in bk-driver-core.patch
> Change is by olh@suse.de
>
> This explains why you are seein pty major devices
> created in a /dev/tty directory.

/dev/tty is supposed to be char c 5 0, /class/tty/tty/dev will tell udev
how to create it, see man 4 tty.
No idea who came up with the bright idea to put legacy bsd devices in a
subdir. Documentation/devices.txt shows that my patch is ok, it handles
up to 256 device nodes.
If you are using udev, file a bugreport for your distros package. In the
meantime, remove the offending line from your udev.rules file.

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