Re: tty->count ?

Jon Lewis (
Wed, 3 Jul 1996 02:50:19 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 3 Jul 1996, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

> > Warning: dev (04:da) tty->count(2) != #fd's(3) in tty_open
> > Warning: dev (04:da) tty->count(2) != #fd's(3) in release_dev
> The standard problem here is that you have more than one device file in
> /dev referring to a pty using both the old major number #4 and the new
> major numbers (#2 and #3). This causes the debugging code to screw up,
> since it doesn't realize that a tty could be opened from two different
> sets of (major,minor) numbers.

Hmm...I haven't created any new tty files. On majors 2 and 3 I have only
floppies and hd's. Is there another possible explanation?

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