can't open pseudo-term?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue Nov 28 10:57:31 PST 2000

On November 28, 2000 06:47 am, you wrote:
> > > I just got X 4.0.1 working wonderfully on my computer without too much
> > > tinkering so naturally I went on to install a WM and other apps. Only
> > > problem is the term I always use, Aterm, won't run. When I try to open
> > > an aterm window it immediately closes again stating: aterm: Can't open
> > > pseudo-term.
> > > aterm: Aborting!
> >
> > Do you have files like /dev/ttyp1 ttyp2 ttyp3 and so forth?
> On a similar note, I'm building a small LFS install in addition to my main
> system, for the purpose of experimenting with. Right now, I have a basic
> LFS system, except with the devfs filesystem. All the basic system
> functions work fine.
> I'm now trying to install X4.0.1. It compiles and installs without errors,
> but won't run. On running startx, it switches briefly to graphical mode,
> then exits with the following error message.

You forgot to paste the error

Gerard Beekmans

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