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From: "Scott L. Price" <prices@...>
Subject: Re: dropbear and telnetd problem
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 20:38:13 -0600
I had that same problem when /dev/ptmx (I think) was missing.  It seems 
to be some sort of multiplexer for ptys.  I am not sure of it's exact 
function.

Scott  =)

Kumba wrote:
> Jakub Ladman wrote:
> 
>> / $ dropbear -F -E
>> [16] Jan 01 00:02:03 Not forking
>> [17] Jan 01 00:02:26 Child connection from 10.16.1.130:45326
>> [17] Jan 01 00:02:28 Warning: Reading the random source seems to have 
>> blocked.
>> If you experience problems, you probably need to find a better entropy 
>> source.
>> [17] Jan 01 00:02:45 password auth succeeded for 'root' from 
>> 10.16.1.130:45326
>> [17] Jan 01 00:02:45 pty_allocate: openpty: No such device
>> [17] Jan 01 00:02:45 no pty was allocated, couldn't execute
>>                                      But i don't know what to do. :-(
> 
> 
> Sounds like the /dev/pts issue solar mentioned a few mails back.  Make 
> sure /dev/pts exists, and you have it mounted as devpts (mount devpts 
> /dev/pts -t devpts), and see if that fixes it.
> 
> 
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