[CentOS] Legacy PTY Support ?

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 17:56:10 UTC 2007

On 7/6/07, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
> I am looking at T38Modem.  A relatively new version is ready for someone
> to build an rpm for (Mar '07).
> But the readme warns:
> Q. I try to use T38modem, but after run "t38modem -p ttyx0" I get a message
>    "Could not open /dev/ptyx0: No such file or directory".
> A. Looks like you don't have legacy PTY devices compiled in your kernel.
>    You need to re-compile the kernel with 'Legacy PTY Support'.
> Is this an issue for Centos 4.4 and/or Centos 5?

On centos4:
grep -i pty /boot/config-2.6-9-* returns

 So I'd guess this would infact be a problem on c4. You can check for
yourself on c5.

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