Re: [2.5.67-mm4] Can't open pty's

Andrew Morton (
Fri, 18 Apr 2003 21:29:49 -0700

"J. Hidding" <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Xterm (nor any other VT) won't run on my freshly compiled
> 2.5.67-mm4 kernel. It says:
> --
> xterm: Error 32, errno 2: No such file or directory
> Reason: get_pty: not enough ptys

Apparently you now need to mount the devpts filesystem on /dev/pts.

Red Hat 8's /etc/fstab has

none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0

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