can't get /dev/console for controlling terminal

Darren Evans darren at profero.com
Tue Jul 4 09:44:12 BST 2000


There was an exec command in /etc/rc which caused this :)

Removing it fixed the problem.


Darren

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Crist J. Clark [mailto:cristjc at earthlink.net]
> Sent: Monday, July 03, 2000 8:52 PM
> To: Darren Evans
> Cc: freebsd-questions at FreeBSD.ORG; freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: can't get /dev/console for controlling terminal
> 
> 
> 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 alum.mit.edu





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