RSH scaling problems...

Jesse Becker jbecker at
Mon Dec 16 11:29:17 PST 2002

On Sun, 15 Dec 2002, Mike S Galicki wrote:

> I believe the default pty's in 2.4.20 is 1024, but when I list /dev/pty
> I only see 256 entries.  MAKEDEV -m 1024 didn't seem to do anything past
> 256.

The default number of ptys is 254 in 2.4.x Linux kernels.  This is
hardcoded, and you need a kernel recompile if you need more.


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