Re: [Vserver] sshd and ptys

From: Jim Wight <>
Date: Thu 06 Oct 2005 - 08:32:43 BST
Message-Id: <>

On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 08:56 +0200, Matthieu wrote:
> I had the same problem :
> Is /dev/pts mounted in the vserver ?
> If not, you have to add to /etc/vserver/<vserver name>/fstab the line :
> devpts /dev/pts devpts rw,gid=5,mode=620 0 0
> Hope that helps.

Yes it does. Thanks.

I did have devpts mounted in the vserver, but not with those options.
Now I see that the original FC4 fstab used them, but I created my own
fstab and must have transferred the devpts line with "defaults" from a
previous version, and then that's what I used for the vserver.


> Jim Wight a écrit :
> >I'm returning to VServer after being away from it for over a year. One
> >thing that worked previously and isn't working for me now is remotely
> >logging in via ssh. I see the following in /var/log/messages:
> >
> >sshd[11932]: error: openpty: Permission denied
> >sshd[11932]: error: session_pty_req: session 0 alloc failed

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