kern/87208: /dev/cuad[0/1] bad file descriptor error during mgetty read

Holger Kipp hk at
Tue Nov 22 11:30:35 GMT 2005

The following reply was made to PR kern/87208; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Holger Kipp <hk at>
To: bug-followup at, norbert at
Subject: Re: kern/87208: /dev/cuad[0/1] bad file descriptor error during mgetty read
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 12:24:27 +0100

 this problem is preventing production use here. Currently I
 can use /dev/cuad0 if I have the entry
 cuad0   "/usr/local/sbin/mgetty"        unknown on insecure
 twice(*) in "/etc/ttys" and issue "kill -HUP 1" after booting
 to multi-user. Having only the first entry, sending SIGHUP
 to init won't work, but with both entries, so far the first
 SIGHUP to init gets everything working.
 Maybe this is helpful in finding the culprit. This is on a
 ASRock CPU EX Upgrade Board (K7UPGRADE-880/A/ASR) with
 AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2800+ and 512MB Memory, running
 FreeBSD 6.0-STABLE #3: Sun Nov 20 19:50:43 CET 2005
 (*) one entry comes before pseudo terminal entries, the other
 Holger Kipp

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