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On man, 2006-03-06 at 11:25 +0100, Jakub Ladman wrote:
> On Sunday 05 of March 2006 15:15, Jakub Ladman wrote:
> > > > 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.
> > >
> > > Mounting /dev/pts
> > > mount: Mounting none on /dev/pts failed: No such device
> > I have two host computers, at home and at work. Unfortunately here, at
> > home, i have forgotten to setup kernel symlinks.
> > After making it i am trying to recompile everything.
> > I hope that it may help.
> No it helps me not. I still see "mount: Mounting none on /dev/pts failed: No
> such device" and i am dead, i can't move any step forward.
> Do you know, how to make /dev/pts work?
You need Unix98 PTY support in your kernel:
Device Drivers --->
Character devices --->
[*] Unix98 PTY support
Here is a cut from my udev init.d script that mounts the pts.
# create pts file system
[ -d /dev/pts ] || mkdir --mode=755 /dev/pts
[ -c /dev/ptmx ] || mknod --mode=666 /dev/ptmx c 5 2
and the line in fstab:
none /dev/pts devpts defaults 0 0
If you dont want depend on your fstab, replace the above
"mount /dev/pts" with "mount -t devpts none /dev/pts"
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