missing /dev/tty0

Frank Shute frank at esperance-linux.co.uk
Mon Feb 23 23:37:51 GMT 2004

On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 07:42:02PM +0000, Ben Paley wrote:
> Hello
> Just recently I started vmware2 and got this error message:
> Cannot open /dev/tty0: No such file or directory.

This looks like a Linuxism. I notice the port depends on linux_base.

If you go to a console and use tty(1) it will give you something like:


I guess you built vmware from ports, so one way of fixing things would
be to deinstall/reinstall it (the size of it along with the speed of
your machine will determine how painful that is :) Or a bodge might

# ln -s /dev/ttyv0 /dev/tty0

Disclaimer: I know nothing about vmware & am largely shooting in the



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	 Source code analysis of the leak:

$ grep -ir " don't care " /win2k/* | wc -l

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