screen, no more ptys... devpts/devfs needed ?

Christophe Devine devine at
Wed Oct 2 14:13:50 PDT 2002

In article <20021002215758.3669456c.juliusjunghans at>, julius junghans wrote:

> is devpts or devfs needed for screen ?

You'll need devpts; make sure you have this line in your /etc/fstab:

devpts     /dev/pts     devpts  defaults              0 0

Of course /dev/pts file system & Unix98 PTY support must me enabled
in the kernel.

Alternatively you can use devfs, but it's probably not worth the hassle.

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