ssh openpty udev problems?

Vram lamsokvr at
Mon Jun 12 08:22:30 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 00:22 -0700, Paul Reilly wrote:
> Hi,
> I did a dist-upgrade from Breezy to Dapper. It all went smoothly
> enough. I can now login, and do everything from console, but when
> I try to login over ssh I get
> Jun 12 07:12:31 ubuntu sshd[8562]: error: openpty: No such file or directory
> Jun 12 07:12:31 ubuntu sshd[8565]: error: session_pty_req: session 0 alloc
> failed
> It seems udev may the cause?
> I did a MAKEDEV pty and it created some in /etc/udev
> But how does sshd know to look in /etc/udev ?
> Should it not be looking in /dev/pts/*
> Anybody experienced this same problem upgrading to dapper?
> Any help appeciated.
> Paul

Can you ssh in when you are on the same box..

ie.  ssh localhost


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