out of tty ?

Andy Farkas andyf at speednet.com.au
Thu May 1 01:02:58 PDT 2003

On Thu, 1 May 2003, Mathieu Arnold wrote:

> I use a 4.8-RELEASE, and I have a lot of users logging in with ssh and
> using screen. It seems that ssh and screen only use /dev/ttyp*, which
> limits to 32 ttys. How can I tell them to use all the tty[pq..] configured
> in /etc/ttys ?

I think ssh and screen use /dev/ptyp* devices.

Did you create the device nodes in /dev ?

# cd /dev
# sh MAKEDEV pty3

(this makes 128 pty's)

Note the argument to MAKEDEV is pty[0-7] which creates n+1*32 pty's.


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        Andy Farkas
    System Administrator
   Speednet Communications

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