No more ptys???

Ag. D. Hatzimanikas a.hatzim at
Wed Jan 30 23:57:50 PST 2008

On Wed, Jan 30, at 09:46 Brandon Wamboldt wrote:
> Hey, I am in my chroot enviroment doing binutils again:
> and I get this message:
> root:/source/binutils-2.18# expect -c "spawn ls"
> spawn ls
> The system has no more ptys.  Ask your system administrator to create more.
>     while executing
> "spawn ls"
> root:/source/binutils-2.18#
> how do I fix this? The book said I have to fix it before running the test
> suite but it doesn't explain how. I am running Kubuntu 7.10
> I didn't get this message before

There is a faq entry about this case, see if that helps you.


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