About ttyS0 with udev
djensen at inebraska.com
Sat Dec 18 13:55:18 PST 2004
Jeremy Utley wrote:
> David Jensen wrote:
>> Well my issue is udev is creating all 256 pty's and tty's to match
>> them when linux >= 2.6.9. I got 697 devices, more than a static LFS-5.
> This can be fixed as well. In the kernel configuration, there's an
> entry in the kernel for how many pty/tty pairs to allow. Default on
> this is 256. Lower this number substantially, and it will reduce those.
> In regard to your earlier question, these legacy PTYs are not necessary
> for testsuites - testsuites will use the new pty structure in /dev/pts.
> Very few pieces of software will even need ptys enabled at all.
Thanks, I will lose the legacy ptys. It just seemed odd the device creation
is kernel version specific.
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