LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General > LinuxQuestions.org Member Success Stories
User Name
Password
LinuxQuestions.org Member Success Stories Just spent four hours configuring your favorite program? Just figured out a Linux problem that has been stumping you for months?
Post your Linux Success Stories here.

Notices



Closed Thread
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-26-2009, 08:46 PM   #1
linuxuser26
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2008
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
What happens if /dev/pts in /etc/fstab doesn't have the same GID as tty in /etc/group


I'm running Linux 2.6.24 on my machine.

The file /etc/ftab contains the following:
/dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0

The file /etc/group contains the following:
tty:x:12:

/dev/pts should be owned by tty and hence gid should be 12 and not 5.

I'd like to know what kind of failure to expect(what application/tools/scripts will fail)with a mismatch like this.
 
Old 01-26-2009, 09:05 PM   #2
pixellany
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Nov 2005
Location: Annapolis, MD
Distribution: Arch/XFCE
Posts: 17,802

Rep: Reputation: 729Reputation: 729Reputation: 729Reputation: 729Reputation: 729Reputation: 729Reputation: 729
Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.
 
  


Closed Thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
tty and pts culin Linux - General 5 03-07-2013 06:59 PM
What happens if /dev/pts in /etc/fstab doesn't have the same GID as tty in /etc/group linuxuser26 Linux - Software 2 01-27-2009 11:14 AM
TTY pts/# terminals increasing. Technoslave Linux - General 1 04-22-2004 02:28 PM
Bash: How to tell a tty from a pts? m0rl0ck Programming 4 08-21-2003 07:26 AM
rxvt: can't open slave tty /dev/pts/3 kater Linux - General 2 02-26-2003 07:39 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:05 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration