On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, Sean Chittenden wrote:

> > > Just did a fresh install of -CURRENT and noticed that MAKEDEV
> > > isn't being installed.  This intentional?  -sc
> > 
> > MAKEDEV on -current is not needed, since devfs creates device nodes
> > automatically.
> Alright, sounds good/believable, but how do I extend the number of pty's
> on current then?  I only see 20 tty* entries in /dev and would like the
> full 256 like I compiled in.  -sc

New entries should clone themselves as needed, up to the precompiled
limit.  If this is not happening, it's a bug. :-)  You can test this by
sequentially opening /dev/ptty(n) entries and watch matching ttyp/r/q/s
entries appear. 

Robert N M Watson             FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Project
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