Enormous utmp since mpsafetty

kevin kevinxlinuz at 163.com
Tue Aug 26 15:00:09 UTC 2008

Philip Paeps wrote:
> Has anyone else noticed that /var/run/utmp sometimes grows to insane sizes
> (998M) since mpsafetty?  I've been trying to pinpoint the culprit but I
> haven't been successful so far.
> I don't think mpsafetty itself is to blame.  Rather something which expects
> our old tty system.
> My original reaction was to blame screen, but I can't immediately see where it
> might be going wrong.
> Mysterious.  Anyone have any ideas?
>  - Philip
Could you check the output of `last`?


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