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

da02043 da02043 at mail.ikasths.dk
Wed Oct 2 14:34:25 PDT 2002


On Wednesday 02 October 2002 11:13 pm, you wrote:
> In article <20021002215758.3669456c.juliusjunghans at gmx.de>, 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.

I dont understand the question. :-(
Could anybody elaborate? Im curious... What screen is he talking about?

John Nielsen
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