[lug] devpts

Bob Collins bcollins at csd.net
Tue Oct 26 14:40:42 MDT 1999


I had the same thing happen.  I had put devpts in the kernel and later
removed it.  It is under "character devices".  Delete the entry for it
from /etc/fstab and you will no longer get the error message.

Charles Morrison wrote:
> Greetings,
> I've had some problems that stem from compiling a kernel (2.2.10) and not
> getting devpts included. I've searched throughout the kernel and haven't found
> this as an option, but when I compile and then boot from the new kernel, I get
> error messages on bootup that it has no support for filesystem devpts when
> mounting my disk's  partitions.
> While it appears to boot normally other than those messages, when I shutdown
> the box, it is unable to unmount / and upon rebooting (with the original
> mandrake kernel) it requires that I repair the partition. I have lost data in
> the process.
> could anyone enlighten me on how to get this compiled in? I usually use "make
> menuconfig'" when I set up the compile options.
>  --
> Chuck Morrison
> Sr. Systems Engineer
> VA Linux Inc.
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Bob Collins
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