/dev/pts

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Sun Jul 2 21:53:35 PDT 2000


You just need the standard devices for the pseudo terminals (/dev/pty*).

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

On Sun, 2 Jul 2000, Collins Richey wrote:

> On Sun, 02 Jul 2000, justin at j-catter.demon.co.uk wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 02:39:36PM -0800, you wrote:
> > > > What's that line with /dev/pts doing?
> > > 
> > > I have absolutly no idea!  It was in my previous distro's fstab.  Mounts
> > > just fine though, (after i created a /dev/pts directory)
> > > 
> > > perhaps someone else could enlighten us....
> > > 
> > It's something to do with psuedo terminals. If you do make menuconfig
> > there is a help on PTY support that explains further under the section
> > 'Character Devices'. I've always left it out, there is another part of it
> > somewhere but I can't find it. What I mean is there used to be the
> > character device you could build as a module and another part under
> > 'General Setup' or somewhere that configured the /dev/pts that could
> > receive pty's.... well, thats how I understood it. 
> > 
>  
> On my Caldera systems, X won't run without the devpts system
> being mounted.
> 
> Collins
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