can't get /dev/console for controlling terminal

Crist J. Clark cjclark at
Mon Jul 3 20:52:03 BST 2000

On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 04:22:30PM +0100, Darren Evans wrote:
> eric init: can't get /dev/console for controlling terminal: Operation not
> permitted

  # ls -l /dev/console

> I've tried booting kernel.old and kernel.GENERIC and obviously kernel,
> all come up with this error.
> The only thing that has changed, is that i've added some features to
> the kernel, namely these.
> I suspect it's the snoop device that causing this menagerie.
What an odd thing to say.
Crist J. Clark                           cjclark at

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