LFS 6.3 build on fedora 7 pty problem.

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Mon Oct 22 09:04:06 PDT 2007


Michael L wrote:
> Dear all,
> I before trying to build the binutils package, i try to verify if the  
> PTYs are working properly in the chroot environment. When i run the 
> command " expect -c "spawn ls" " i take back the known response that is 
> also referred to lfs book:
> 
> "The system has no more ptys.
> Ask your system administrator to create more."
> 
> Is it a way to resolve this issue on fedora 7 except recompiling the 
> kernel?I want to avoid kernel recompilation.
> 
> Many thanks.
> 
> Regards,
> Michael
> 
Shouldn't have to recompile the kernel. You probably just forgot to 
mount /dev/pts before entering chroot. What's the output of "ls /dev/pts"?



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