* Jez Hancock ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: > On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 01:28:36PM -0800, Justin Burke wrote: > > Looks like my system is running out of free pty's. There are a bunch of > > users on the system running screen, so we are using up a ton of the > > ptys. > > > > How do I find out the limit of ptys on my system? (sysctl doesn't > > seem to show anything relevant.) > I believe you can increase the number of ptys by modifying /etc/ttys - > from looking at my /etc/ttys file it looks as though once the ttyp* ttys > are used up, the tty monniker changes to ttyq* etc... > > > How do I increase that value? The pseudo-pty value in the kernel config > > has no assigned value (ie. we are using the default).... but what is the > > default? > Again I believe this is down to /etc/ttys.
Hi Jez, /etc/ttys lists a ton of pseudo terminals, which is great. However, after opening up 32 pseudo terminals (/dev/ptyp[0-9] and /dev/ptyp[a-v]]), none of the other terminals are used (eg. /dev/ptyq*). How do I get the system to start using those devices? (The /etc/ttys entries for /dev/ttyp* are identical to the /dev/ttyq* entries.) Justin _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"