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Re: telnetd broken on Linux

Brian May <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au> writes:
> Hello,

Hi, Brian.

> telnetd: All network ports in use.
> Connection closed by foreign host.

Yes, this is due not finding an pty.

> Sorry, I don't have time to investigate now.
> It could be due to a combination of the following reasons:
> a) telnetd does not support the /dev/pts/ file system.
> b) I know use devfs which put the /dev/ptyXX (if that is what it was
> called) devices under /dev/pty/mXXX.

I think it should actually support this, but it might not or it might
just not work.

Can you tell us what version of the linux kernel this and what
configuration is needed to reproduce this?