[ale] X server permissions
vaidhy at loonys.net
Fri Apr 6 10:59:52 EDT 2001
I think what is it complaining about is the lack of UnixPtys.. I think you
need to compile the kernel to add support for it (you can also do it as a
IIRC, it should be under the character devices..
PS: I think the error message refers to /usr/src/linux/Documentation (i.e
whereever you untarred/unzipped the kernel source)
On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 10:38:35AM -0400, Sage wrote:
> Okay, got a question for you lovely X and /or Gnome specialists out there.
> When I get on Gnome as root, I can bring up a terminal, no problem, point and click.
> When I get on as my regular user account, I get a nasty message about Unix98ptys, and I don't get a terminal.
> The error message also says something about checking /linux/Documentation/Changes, which of course, I can't find on my machine. I am wondering if it is referring to a website somewhere. I've tried a few variations, but no luck.
> Anyone know what files I need to change permissions on in order to bring up a terminal in Gnome?
> Thanks for any assistance.
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