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Old 10-05-2003, 02:57 PM   #1
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Cannot load module DEVPTS


So I have no idea what that module is, or what it does, but I assume I should be loading it and would appreciate some help in doing so!

thanks in advance,

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Old 10-05-2003, 10:37 PM   #2
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"Cannot load module DEVPTS"

This means that either devpts is not compiled into your kernel or has no entry in /etc/fstab, or both.

"So I have no idea what that module is, or what it does"

devpts is a new way to keep basic information about devices. I think that the kernel developers plan to replace the /dev logic with devpts logic.

"I assume I should be loading it "

So far very few device drivers have been written or rewritten to use devpts instead of /dev. If nothing fails because devpts is missing then you are not using it and the error messages are merely a nuisance.


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